Vitamin A supplementation in acute diarrhea

Yurdakok K. , Ozmert E., Yalcin S. S. , Laleli Y.

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, cilt.31, sa.3, ss.234-237, 2000 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/00005176-200009000-00006
  • Dergi Adı: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.234-237


Background: Vitamin A supplementation reduces the severity of subsequent diarrheal episodes. This study was conducted to examine the effect of single oral high-dose vitamin A supplementation on the duration of acute diarrhea in 6- to 12-month-old infants who are not malnourished.