Vitamin A supplementation in acute diarrhea

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

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, vol.31, no.3, pp.234-237, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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.