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- Dougherty, Kelly A; Schall, Joan I; Kawchak, Deborah A; Green, Michael H; Ohene-Frempong, Kwaku; Zemel, Babette S; Stallings, Virginia A
- TheAmerican journal of clinical nutrition 2012 v.96 no.4 pp. 932-940
- zinc sulfate, etc ; blood serum; children; clinical nutrition; dose response; health status; prealbumin; retinol-binding protein; retinyl palmitate; sickle cell anemia; vitamin A; vitamin status; zinc; United States; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Background: Suboptimal vitamin A status is prevalent in children with type SS sickle cell disease (SCD-SS) and is associated with hospitalizations and poor growth and hematologic status. The supplemental vitamin A dose that optimizes suboptimal vitamin A status in this population is unknown.Objective: The efficacy of Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) doses (based on age and sex) of vitamin A (30 ...
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