Proteins, vitamin A, carotene, folacin, ferritin and zinc in Navajo maternal and cord blood.


Blood samples were obtained from 28 Navajo women at delivery and cord blood samples were collected from their healthy, full-term infants. The concentrations of retinol, folacin, ferritin and zinc in the cord blood fell in the normal range even though some mothers had blood levels suggesting a deficiency. Levels of maternal and cord blood retinol-binding… (More)


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