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Normal levels of glycosylated haemoglobin in pregnant Nigerian women.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1304787     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Total glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1) was measured in 16 healthy non-pregnant Nigerian women and in three groups of healthy women at various times during pregnancy. There was a statistically significant decrease in HbA1 in the first trimester. The values progressively increased thereafter and by term, the values were comparable to those in non-pregnant controls. The values were identical to those reported for caucasian women at similar stages of pregnancy.
F E Okonofua; U Onwudiegwu; F A Amole; F O Dare; N Ugwu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  West African journal of medicine     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0189-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  West Afr J Med     Publication Date:    1992 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-07-13     Completed Date:  1993-07-13     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301891     Medline TA:  West Afr J Med     Country:  NIGERIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
African Continental Ancestry Group
European Continental Ancestry Group
Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated / analysis*
Hospitals, University
Pregnancy / blood*
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Reference Values
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated

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