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Setti Shahab-Ferdows
Western Human Nutrition Research Center
Nutritionist
setti.shahab-ferdows@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (530) 752-9540
USDA, ARS, WHNRC
430 WEST HEALTH SCIENCES DRIVE
DAVIS, CA, 95616


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Vitamin B-12 concentrations in breast milk are low and are not associated with reported household hunger, recent animal source food or vitamin B-12 intake among women in rural Kenya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, A.M., Chantry, C.J., Young, S.L., Allen, L.H., Arnold, B.F., Colford Jr, J.M., Dentz, H.N., Hampel, D., Lin, A., Null, C.A., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Stewart, C. 2016. Vitamin B-12 concentrations in breast milk are low and are not associated with reported household hunger, recent animal source food or vitamin B-12 intake among women in rural Kenya. Journal of Nutrition. DOI: 10.3945/jn.115.228189.
Thiamin and riboflavin vitamers in human milk: effects of lipid-based nutrient supplementation and stage of lactation on vitamer secretion and contributions to total vitamin content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hampel, D., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Adair, L.S., Bentley, M.E., Flax, V.L., Jamieson, D.J., Ellington, S.R., Tegha, G., Chasela, C.S., Kamwendo, D., Allen, L.H. 2016. Thiamin and riboflavin vitamers in human milk: effects of lipid-based nutrient supplementation and stage of lactation on vitamer secretion and contributions to total vitamin content. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149479.
Vitamin B-12 treatment of asymptomatic, deficient, elderly Chileans improves conductivity in myelinated periphreal nerves, but high serum folate impairs vitamin B-12 status response assessed by the combined indicator of... - (Abstract Only)
Brito, A., Miller, J.W., Green, R., Fedosov, S.N., Harvey, D., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Verdugo, R., Sanchez, H., Albala, C., Uauay, R., Allen, L.H. 2015. Effect of vitamin B12 supplementation on B12 status and neurophysiological function in older Chileans analyzed by the combined indicator of B12 status. American Society for Clinical Nutrition. 103:250-257 DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.115.116509.
Vitamin B-12 in breast milk and diet, and riboflavin in breastmilk, are very low in Kenyan lactating women, although vitamin B-6 is sufficient. - (Abstract Only)
Williams, A., Chantry, C., Stewart, C., Hampel, D., Allen, L.H., Young, S., Shahab-Ferdows, S. 2016. Vitamin B-12 in breast milk and diet, and riboflavin in breastmilk, are very low in Kenyan lactating women, although vitamin B-6 is sufficient.. Meeting Abstract. 18th Int. Society for Res. in Human Milk and Lactation Conf., Stellenbosch, S. Africa, 3/3-7/16.
Plasma micronutrient concentrations are altered by antiretroviral therapy and lipid-based nutrient supplements in lactating HIV-infected Malawian women - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flax, V.L., Adair, L.S., Allen, L.H., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Hampel, D., Chasela, C.S., Tegha, G., Daza, E.J., Corbett, A., Davis, N.L., Kamewendo, D., Kourtis, A.P., Van Der Horst, C.M., Jamieson, D.J., Bentley, M.E. 2015. Plasma micronutrient concentrations are altered by antiretroviral therapy and lipid-based nutrient supplements in lactating HIV-infected Malawian women. Journal of Nutrition. DOI: 10.3945/jn.115.212290.
Vitamin B12 supplementation during pregnancy and postpartum improves B12 status of both mothers and infants but vaccine response in mothers only: a randomized clinical trial in Bangladesh Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siddiqua, T.J., Ahmad, S.M., Ahsan, K.B., Rashid, M., Roy, A., Rahman, S.M., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Hampel, D., Ahmed, T., Allen, L.H., Raqib, R. 2015. Vitamin B12 supplementation during pregnancy and postpartum improves B12 status of both mothers and infants but vaccine response in mothers only: a randomized clinical trial in Bangladesh. European Journal of Nutrition. 54:1-13.
Competitive chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay for vitamin B12 analysis in human milk - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hampel, D., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Domek, J.M., Siddiqua, T., Raqib, R., Allen, L.H. 2013. Competitive chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay for vitamin B12 analysis in human milk. Journal of Food Chemistry. DOI: 10.1016/j_foodchem.2013.12.033.
Effect of supplementation with a lipid-based nutrient supplement on the micronutrient status of children aged 6–18 months living in the rural region of Intibucá, Honduras - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anna Maria, S., Del Campo, Y.E., Kinlaw, A., Reinhart, G., Allen, L.H., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Heck, J., Suchindran, C., Bentley, M. 2014. Effect of supplementation with a lipid-based nutrient supplement on the micronutrient status of children aged 6–18 months living in the rural region of Intibucá, Honduras. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 28:245-254. DOI: 10.1111/ppe.12117.
Predicted efficacy of the Palestinian wheat flour fortification program: complementary analysis of biochemical and dietary data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dary, O., Rambelson, Z., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Dror, D., Allen, L.H., Carriquiry, A., Salman, R. 2014. Predicted efficacy of the Palestinian wheat flour fortification program: complementary analysis of biochemical and dietary data. Public Health Nutrition. 18:1950-1957.
Changes in soluble transferrin receptor and hemoglobin concentrations in Malawian mothers are associated with those values in their exclusively breastfed, HIV-exposed infants. - (Review Article)
Widen, E.M., Bentley, M.E., Kayira, D., Chasela, C., Daza, E.J., Kacheche, Z.K., Tegha, G., Jamieson, D.J., Kourtis, A.P., Van Der Horst, C.M., Allen, L.H., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Adair, L. 2013. Changes in soluble transferrin receptor and hemoglobin concentrations in Malawian mothers are associated with those values in their exclusively breastfed, HIV-exposed infants. Journal of Nutrition. DOI: 10.3945/jn.113.177915.
Competitive chemiluminescent anzyme immunoassay for vitamin B12 analysis in human milk. - (Review Article)
Hampel, D., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Siddiqua, T., Raqib, R., Allen, L.H. 2013. Competitive chemiluminescent anzyme immunoassay for vitamin B12 analysis in human milk. Journal of Food Chemistry. 153: 60-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.foofchem.2013.12033.
Vitamin B-12 supplementation of rural Mexican women changes biochemical B-12 status indicators but does not affect hematology or a bone turnover marker - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shahab-Ferdows, S., Anaya-Loyola, M.A., Vergara-Castaneda, H., Rosado, J., Keyes, W.R., Newman, J.W., Miller, J., Allen, L.H. 5012. Vitamin B-12 supplementation of rural Mexican women changes biochemical B-12 status indicators but does not affect hematology or a bone turnover marker. Journal of Nutrition. vol. 142, no. 10, 1881-1887.
An optimized method for measuring methylmalonic acid in low volumes of serum using UPLC-MS/MS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pedersen, T.L., Keyes, W.R., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Allen, L.H., Newman, J.W. 2011. An Optimized Method for Measuring Methylmalonic Acid in Low Volumes of Serum Using UPLC-MS/MS. Journal of Chromatography. B. 879, 1502-6.
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