Vitamin A status of Indonesian children infected with Ascaris lumbricoides after dosing with vitamin A supplements and albendazole.

@article{Tanumihardjo1996VitaminAS,
  title={Vitamin A status of Indonesian children infected with Ascaris lumbricoides after dosing with vitamin A supplements and albendazole.},
  author={Sherry Ann Tanumihardjo and Dewi Permaesih and Muherdiyantiningsih and E Rustan and Kusnandi Rusmil and A C Fatah and Steven M. Wilbur and Muhilal and Darwin Karyadi and James A. Olson},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={1996},
  volume={126 2},
  pages={451-7}
}
In developing countries, both marginal vitamin A status and intestinal helminths are common among children. Indonesian children (n = 309, 0.6-6.6 y), known to be infected with Ascaris lumbricoides, were randomized into six different treatment groups (A-F). The treatments included 210 mumol vitamin A supplement and a dose of 400 mg albendazole (5-propylthio-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl carbamic acid methyl ester) administered orally either at the same health visit (Groups B and F) or at different… CONTINUE READING

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