High frequency of maternal vitamin B12 deficiency as an important cause of infantile vitamin B12 deficiency in Sanliurfa province of Turkey.

@article{Ko2006HighFO,
  title={High frequency of maternal vitamin B12 deficiency as an important cause of infantile vitamin B12 deficiency in Sanliurfa province of Turkey.},
  author={A. Cem Koç and Abdurrahim Kocyigit and Mustafa Soran and Nihat Demir and Eylem Sevinç and Ozcan Erel and Zeki Mil},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={291-7}
}
BACKGROUND Vitamin B12 deficiency in infancy may cause failure to thrive, severe neurological disorders and megaloblastic pancytopenia. It is well known that infants born with deficient vitamin B12 storage have increased the risk of vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12 deficiency is more prevalent in infancy in Sanliurfa province (at the southeast region of… CONTINUE READING