The effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on growth in the first year of life among low-birth-weight infants in Guinea-Bissau: two by two factorial randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{BieringSrensen2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on growth in the first year of life among low-birth-weight infants in Guinea-Bissau: two by two factorial randomised controlled trial},
  author={Sofie Reumert Biering-S\orensen and Ane Baerent Fisker and Henrik Ravn and Luis Camala and Ivan Medeiros Monteiro and Peter Aaby and Christine Stabell Benn},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Vitamin A supplementation (VAS) may amplify the effect of vaccines. We therefore investigated if neonatal VAS given with and without Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine to low-birth-weight (LBW) neonates had an effect on growth in the first year of life. We hypothesised that VAS would be particularly beneficial when provided with BCG. METHODS… CONTINUE READING