Efficacy of Newborn Vitamin A Supplementation in Improving Immune Function
Immunity and Disease Prevention Research Unit
Project Number: 5306-51530-018-24
Start Date: Sep 01, 2010
End Date: Dec 31, 2013
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.
A community-based intervention trial in Dhaka, Bangladesh.