Maternal low-dose vitamin A or β-carotene supplementation has no effect on fetal loss and early infant mortality: A randomized cluster trial in Nepal

Joanne Katz, Keith P. West, Suborna K. Khatry, Elizabeth K. Pradhan, Steven C. LeClerq, Parul Christian, Lee Shu Fune Wu, Ramesh K. Adhikari, Sharada R. Shrestha, Alfred Sommer, Ram P. Pokhrel, Sanu M. Dali, Bhakta Raj Dahal, Michele Dreyfuss, Rebecca Stoltzfus, James Tielsch, Sedigheh Yamini-Roodsari, Noor Nath Acharya, Dev N. Mandal, Paul ConnorKerry Schulze, Tirtha R. Shakya, Andre Hackman, Gwendolyn Clemens

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Abstract

Background: The effect of vitamin A supplementation on the survival of infants aged

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1570-1576
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume71
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2000

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Keywords

  • β-carotene
  • Child survival
  • Fetal loss
  • Infant mortality
  • Maternal supplementation
  • Nepal
  • The Nepal Nutrition Intervention Project- Sarlahi Study Group
  • Vitamin A

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  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Food Science

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Maternal low-dose vitamin A or β-carotene supplementation has no effect on fetal loss and early infant mortality : A randomized cluster trial in Nepal. / Katz, Joanne; West, Keith P.; Khatry, Suborna K.; Pradhan, Elizabeth K.; LeClerq, Steven C.; Christian, Parul; Wu, Lee Shu Fune; Adhikari, Ramesh K.; Shrestha, Sharada R.; Sommer, Alfred; Pokhrel, Ram P.; Dali, Sanu M.; Dahal, Bhakta Raj; Dreyfuss, Michele; Stoltzfus, Rebecca; Tielsch, James; Yamini-Roodsari, Sedigheh; Acharya, Noor Nath; Mandal, Dev N.; Connor, Paul; Schulze, Kerry; Shakya, Tirtha R.; Hackman, Andre; Clemens, Gwendolyn.

In: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 71, No. 6, 06.2000, p. 1570-1576.

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Katz, J, West, KP, Khatry, SK, Pradhan, EK, LeClerq, SC, Christian, P, Wu, LSF, Adhikari, RK, Shrestha, SR, Sommer, A, Pokhrel, RP, Dali, SM, Dahal, BR, Dreyfuss, M, Stoltzfus, R, Tielsch, J, Yamini-Roodsari, S, Acharya, NN, Mandal, DN, Connor, P, Schulze, K, Shakya, TR, Hackman, A & Clemens, G 2000, 'Maternal low-dose vitamin A or β-carotene supplementation has no effect on fetal loss and early infant mortality: A randomized cluster trial in Nepal', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 71, no. 6, pp. 1570-1576.
Katz, Joanne ; West, Keith P. ; Khatry, Suborna K. ; Pradhan, Elizabeth K. ; LeClerq, Steven C. ; Christian, Parul ; Wu, Lee Shu Fune ; Adhikari, Ramesh K. ; Shrestha, Sharada R. ; Sommer, Alfred ; Pokhrel, Ram P. ; Dali, Sanu M. ; Dahal, Bhakta Raj ; Dreyfuss, Michele ; Stoltzfus, Rebecca ; Tielsch, James ; Yamini-Roodsari, Sedigheh ; Acharya, Noor Nath ; Mandal, Dev N. ; Connor, Paul ; Schulze, Kerry ; Shakya, Tirtha R. ; Hackman, Andre ; Clemens, Gwendolyn. / Maternal low-dose vitamin A or β-carotene supplementation has no effect on fetal loss and early infant mortality : A randomized cluster trial in Nepal. In: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2000 ; Vol. 71, No. 6. pp. 1570-1576.
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