Vitamin D status in the first-trimester: effects of Vitamin D deficiency on pregnancy outcomes

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Ates S. , Sevket O. , ÖZCAN P. , ÖZKAL F., Kaya M. O. , Dane B.

AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.16, no.1, pp.36-43, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4314/ahs.v16i1.5
  • Title of Journal : AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.36-43


Objective: To assess serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] in the first trimester and to determine the factors affecting deficiency levels and its association with pregnancy outcomes.