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- Addo, O Yaw, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Nutrients 2018 v.10 no.8
- C-reactive protein; biomarkers; blood serum; glycoproteins; inflammation; issues and policy; public health; regression analysis; retinol-binding protein; school children; surveys; vitamin A; vitamin A deficiency; vitamin status; women
- ... The accurate estimation of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is critical to informing programmatic and policy decisions that could have important public health implications. However, serum retinol and retinol binding protein (RBP) concentrations, two biomarkers often used to estimate VAD, are temporarily altered during the acute phase response, potentially overestimating the prevalence of VAD in populati ...