Serum Copper and Zinc Levels in Mothers and Cord Blood of their Newborn Infants with Neural Tube Defects: A Case-control Study

Zeyrek D., Soran M., Cakmak A., Kocyigit A. , Iscan A.

INDIAN PEDIATRICS, cilt.46, ss.675-680, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.675-680


Objectives: To measure the cord blood and maternal serum levels of folic acid, vitamin B(12), zinc, copper, selenium and lead in infants born with neural tube defect (NTD), and to examine a possible relationship between the nutriture of these micronutrients and occurrence of neural tube defect.