Impact of iron supplementation and deworming on growth performance in preschool Beninese children

Abstract

Objective: To assess the effects of iron and deworming on linear growth performance of preschoolers.Design: Three-month randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled trial. The children were allocated to four treatments: iron (60 mg elemental iron/day)+albendazole (200 mg/day for 3 consecutive days, repeated 1 month later), iron+albendazole-placebo… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1601126

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