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Ascorbic acid status in third trimester of pregnancy, at delivery and in cord blood.
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PMID:  23105427     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Ascorbic acid levels in 30 subjects in their third trimester of pregnancy were estimated. Their haematological parameters (packed cell volume, haemoglobin and mean cell haemoglobin concentration) were also determined. The values were compared with that of 30 non-pregnant women (control group). The ascorbic acid status of newly born babies using cord blood were determined along with that of their mothers at delivery. The ascorbic acid level of 0.92±0.37 mg/dl was reported in third trimester. This value was not significantly (P>0.05) lower than in the control group (1.04±0.4 mg/dl). The result showed that the ascorbic acid level at delivery was significantly (P<0.05) higher than that of the control group. The ascorbic acid levels in the cord blood of the newly born babies were significantly (P<0.01) higher than the maternal level. There was insignificant difference in the haematological parameters between the pregnant and non-pregnant women.
Authors:
C O Awoyelu; J C Agharanya; O O Oguntibeju
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of clinical biochemistry : IJCB     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0970-1915     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Clin Biochem     Publication Date:  2004 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-29     Completed Date:  2012-10-30     Revised Date:  2013-03-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8708303     Medline TA:  Indian J Clin Biochem     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  54-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences & Technology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu, Nigeria.
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