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Determinants of Neonatal Vitamin D Levels as Measured on Neonatal Dried Blood Spot Samples

Smith, CA; Sun, Cong; Pezic, Angela; Rodda, C; Cameron, Fergus; Allen, Katrina J; Craig, M E; Carlin, John; Dwyer, Terry; Lucas, Robyn; Eyles, Daryl W.; Kemp, Andrew; Ellis, Justine A.; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise


Background: Vitamin D deficiency is linked to adverse childhood health outcomes, yet data on the distribution and quantifiable determinants of neonatal 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25OHD) concentration, a vitamin D biomarker, are limited. Objective: Our aim was to identify determinants of neonatal 25OHD concentration, measured using neonatal dried blood spots (DBS). Methods: A total of 259 ethnically diverse children aged 0-16 years born in Victoria, Australia, were recruited. Data included maternal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Neonatology
DOI: 10.1159/000448680


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