Variations in urinary iodine excretion and thyroid function. A 1-year study in healthy men.

@article{Andersen2001VariationsIU,
  title={Variations in urinary iodine excretion and thyroid function. A 1-year study in healthy men.},
  author={Stig Kjaer Andersen and Karen Marie Pedersen and Inge B{\"u}low Pedersen and Peter Laurberg},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2001},
  volume={144 5},
  pages={461-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The iodine intake level in a population is determined in cross-sectional studies. A fraction of samples with iodine content below a certain level, e.g. 25 microg/l, may suggest iodine deficiency in part of the population. However, urinary iodine varies considerably from day to day and the fraction of low samples caused by dispersion remains unsettled. DESIGN A longitudinal study of 16 healthy men living in an area of mild to moderate iodine deficiency. METHODS We measured urinary… CONTINUE READING

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