Thyroxine concentration in human milk.

  title={Thyroxine concentration in human milk.},
  author={Joseph Sack and O. Amado and Bruno Lunenfeld},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={45 1},
  • Joseph Sack, O. Amado, Bruno Lunenfeld
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    The Journal of clinical…
  • Medicine
  • Thyroxine (T4) concentrations were measured by RIA in 37 milk samples from 19 healthy eutryroid mothers, obtained between 3-165 days postpartum. The mean milk T4 concentration in the first week postpartum was 0.38 +/- 0.07 microgram/100 ml (mean +/- SEM). The mean T4 concentrations between 8 and 48 days rose to 4.27 +/- 0.50 microgram/100 ml (mean +/- SEM), and decreased to 1.11 +/- 0.25 microgram/100 ml (mean +/- SEM) after 50 days postpartum. The data suggest that human milk can provide a… CONTINUE READING

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