The Effect of Vitamin D Prophylaxis on 25-OH Vitamin D Levels in Children


Gul I., GÜR E., Ercan T. E. , CAN G.

TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, vol.56, no.6, pp.618-623, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkarchpediatr.2021.21166
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.618-623
  • Keywords: Children, vitamin D deficiency, vitamin D status, 25-OH vitamin D, BREAST-FED INFANTS, D DEFICIENCY, D SUPPLEMENTATION, 25-HYDROXYVITAMIN D, RISK-FACTOR, PREGNANCY, HEALTHY, INSUFFICIENCY, PREVENTION, PREVALENCE

Abstract

Background: Vitamin D deficiency is a major public health problem. The aim of our study was to determine serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels among healthy children aged 3-36 months in a setting where vitamin D prophylaxis is a national policy for infants during the first year of life and among pregnant women.