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Neonatal vitamin D status and childhood peanut allergy: A pilot study

Mullins, Raymond; Clark, Sunday; Wiley, Veronica; Eyles, Daryl W.; Camargo, Carlos A

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Background: Although a number of factors have been proposed to explain the increase in food allergy during the last decade, the possibility that vitamin D status may play a pathogenic role has received recent attention. Objective: To determine whether lower levels of neonatal 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) would be observed in children with peanut allergy compared with in population controls. Methods: The concentration of 25(OH)D was measured from neonatal dried blood samples by liquid...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68389
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
DOI: 10.1016/j.anai.2012.07.009

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