Document Detail


Association between magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, copper, and zinc in umbilical cord plasma and erythrocytes, and the gestational age and growth variables of full-term newborns.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1733586     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We determined reference values in umbilical cord plasma and erythrocytes for magnesium, total calcium, phosphorus, copper, and zinc, and then calculated correlations and stepwise-regression equations in 66 white full-term newborn infants (35 boys, 31 girls). Only infants meeting certain optimal criteria and benefiting from excellent maternal conditions and uncomplicated pregnancies were included. There were no significant sex-related differences at birth among the variables studied. Gestational age was positively correlated with erythrocyte zinc (P less than 0.001), and plasma calcium was positively correlated with erythrocyte copper (P less than 0.001). Plasma copper proved to be the most significant variable in the stepwise-regression equation for birth height as the dependent variable. The most significant regressors accounting for birth weight were erythrocyte zinc followed by plasma zinc.
Authors:
M Speich; B Bousquet; J L Auget; S Gelot; O Laborde
Related Documents :
7499776 - Transplacental passage of plasmodium falciparum and seroevaluation of newborns in north...
25320786 - Constructing 4d infant cortical surface atlases based on dynamic developmental trajecto...
1149766 - The serum cholesterol value at birth and at the age of 5 weeks.
25309506 - Early diagnosis and early intervention in cerebral palsy.
7479276 - Birthweight, preterm births and neonatal mortality in belgium and the united states.
19355656 - Infant magnetoencephalography studies exploring neural links between sensory and motor ...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical chemistry     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0009-9147     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Chem.     Publication Date:  1992 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-02-28     Completed Date:  1992-02-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421549     Medline TA:  Clin Chem     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  141-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Laboratoire de Biochimie, Faculté de Pharmacie, Nantes, France.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Birth Weight
Calcium / blood
Copper / blood
Female
Fetal Blood / metabolism*
Gestational Age*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Magnesium / blood
Male
Minerals / blood*
Phosphorus / blood
Reference Values
Regression Analysis
Zinc / blood
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Minerals; 7439-95-4/Magnesium; 7440-50-8/Copper; 7440-66-6/Zinc; 7440-70-2/Calcium; 7723-14-0/Phosphorus

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Methods for measuring plasma hemoglobin in micromolar concentration compared.
Next Document:  Simple quantitative measurement of serum choriogonadotropin compared with immunoradiometric, immunoe...