Neural tube defects in Latin America and the impact of fortification: a literature review.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Data on the prevalence of birth defects and neural tube defects (NTD) in Latin America are limited. The present review summarizes NTD prevalence and time trends in Latin American countries and compares pre- and post-fortification periods to assess the impact of folic acid fortification in these countries. DESIGN We carried out a literature… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1368980013000256

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@article{Rosenthal2014NeuralTD, title={Neural tube defects in Latin America and the impact of fortification: a literature review.}, author={Jorge Rosenthal and Jessica Casas and Douglas L. Taren and C J Alverson and Alina L. Flores and Jaime Luis Fr{\'i}as}, journal={Public health nutrition}, year={2014}, volume={17 3}, pages={537-50} }