Neonatal vitamin D status at birth at latitude 32°72′: evidence of deficiency

@article{Basile2007NeonatalVD,
  title={Neonatal vitamin D status at birth at latitude 32°72′: evidence of deficiency},
  author={L. Basile and S. N. Taylor and C. Wagner and L. Quinones and B. Hollis},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={27},
  pages={568-571}
}
Objective:With vitamin D deficiency as a serious public health problem, vitamin D status at birth was measured in neonates at latitude 32°72′ (southeastern United States).Study Design:In umbilical cord blood, vitamin D status, demonstrated by circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D, was measured and related to race and season of birth.Result:The mean±standard deviation of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in 100 cord blood samples was 13.5±8.3 ng/ml for the cohort. African-American infants, with a mean±standard… Expand
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