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Zinc and Multivitamin Supplementation Have Contrasting Effects on Infant Iron Status: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

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dc.contributor.author Carter, C.R
dc.contributor.author Kupka, R.
dc.contributor.author Manji, K.
dc.contributor.author McDonald, M.C
dc.contributor.author Aboud, S
dc.contributor.author Erhardt, G.J
dc.contributor.author Gosselin, K
dc.contributor.author Kisenge, R
dc.contributor.author Liu, E
dc.contributor.author Fawzi, W.
dc.contributor.author Duggan, C.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-07T07:22:06Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-07T07:22:06Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Carter, R.C., Kupka, R., Manji, K., McDonald, C.M., Aboud, S., Erhardt, J.G., Gosselin, K., Kisenge, R., Liu, E., Fawzi, W. and Duggan, C.P., 2018. Zinc and multivitamin supplementation have contrasting effects on infant iron status: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. European journal of clinical nutrition, 72(1), p.130.doi:10.1038/ejcn.2017.138. en_US
dc.identifier.other 10.1038/ejcn.2017.138
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.muhas.ac.tz:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/2272
dc.description.abstract BACKGROUND—Zinc supplementation adversely affects iron status in animal and adult human studies but few, trials have included young infants. OBJECTIVE—To determine the effects of zinc and multivitamin supplementation on infant hematologic and iron status. METHODS—In a double-blind RCT, Tanzanian infants were randomized to daily, oral zinc (Zn), multivitamins (MV), Zn and MV, or placebo treatment arms at age 6 wk. Hemoglobin en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher HHS Public Access en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries European journal of clinical nutrition;72(1), p.130
dc.subject Iron supplementation en_US
dc.subject zinc supplementation en_US
dc.subject iron deficiency en_US
dc.subject anaemia en_US
dc.subject microcytic Anaemia en_US
dc.title Zinc and Multivitamin Supplementation Have Contrasting Effects on Infant Iron Status: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US


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