Serum total homocysteine concentrations in children and adolescents: results from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III).

@article{Must2003SerumTH,
  title={Serum total homocysteine concentrations in children and adolescents: results from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III).},
  author={Aviva Must and Paul F Jacques and Gail Rogers and Irwin H. Rosenberg and Jacob S Selhub},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={133 8},
  pages={2643-9}
}
Although the elevation of circulating total serum homocysteine (tHcy) concentration in a fasting state is associated with an increased risk of occlusive vascular disease in adults, the implications of elevated levels in children are not known. The goals of this study were to describe the distribution of tHcy among a representative sample of children and adolescents in the United States, and to test for differences in tHcy among sex, age and race-ethnicity categories. Using surplus sera from… CONTINUE READING

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