Vitamin A status and hemoglobin concentrations are improved in Indonesian children with vitamin A and deworming interventions

@article{Tanumihardjo2004VitaminAS,
  title={Vitamin A status and hemoglobin concentrations are improved in Indonesian children with vitamin A and deworming interventions},
  author={Sherry Ann Tanumihardjo and Dewi Permaesih and Muhilal},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={58},
  pages={1223-1230}
}
Objective: Anemia is a major public health problem caused by multiple factors. Vitamin A (VA) depletion can affect hemoglobin concentration (Hb). This study investigated the improvement in Hb and VA status in preschool Indonesian children following supplementation with 210 μmol VA and deworming with 400 mg albendazole.Subjects and design: Indonesian children (n=131) infected with Ascaris lumbricoides and/or Trichuris trichiura were enrolled. The children were grouped by length of time since… CONTINUE READING

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