Serum and red-blood-cell folate demonstrate differential associations with BMI in pregnant women.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To examine the association between BMI and folate concentrations in serum and red blood cells (RBC) in pregnant women. DESIGN A cross-sectional comparison of folate concentrations in serum and RBC sampled simultaneously from the same individual. SETTING The Ottawa Hospital and Kingston General Hospital, Ontario, Canada. SUBJECTS Pregnant… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1368980016000756

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