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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: 2032-53000-001-09
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Sep 01, 2010
End Date: Aug 31, 2015

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.

Last Modified: 12/1/2015
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