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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4314/ahs.v16i1.5
  • Journal Name: AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.36-43
  • Keywords: 25-hydroxyvitamin D, pregnancy outcome, vitamin D deficiency, 1ST TRIMESTER, HIGH-RISK, PREECLAMPSIA, WOMEN, ASSOCIATION, POPULATION, DELIVERY, BIRTH, FETAL

Abstract

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.