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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Efficacy of Newborn Vitamin a Supplementation in Improving Immune Function

Location: Immunity and Disease Prevention Research Unit

Project Number: 5306-51530-018-24
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Sep 01, 2010
End Date: Mar 31, 2014

Objective:
Determine if 50,000 IU vitamin A supplementation within 48 hours of birth will (1) improve thymus function; (2) enhance vaccine responses; and (3) decrease incidence of infections.

Approach:
A community-based intervention trial in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Last Modified: 7/24/2014
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