The risk of melamine-induced nephrolithiasis in young children starts at a lower intake level than recommended by the WHO

@article{Li2010TheRO,
  title={The risk of melamine-induced nephrolithiasis in young children starts at a lower intake level than recommended by the WHO},
  author={Gang Li and Shufang Jiao and Xiangjun Yin and Ying Deng and Xinghuo Pang and Yan Wang},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={135-141}
}
We investigated 683 children with nephrolithiasis and 6,498 children without nephrolithiasis aged <3 years. Nephrolithiasis was diagnosed by renal ultrasonography in hospitals in Beijing in September/October 2008. In addition, data was collected on current and past formula feeding and on other possible risk factors for nephrolithiasis. Daily intake of melamine per kilogram of body weight was calculated for each individual. In general, the adjusted odds ratios between melamine dose and… Expand
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