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Zinc and Human Pregnancy

  • Michael Hambidge
  • Nancy Krebs
  • Laura Caulfield
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Zinc Supplementation Plasma Zinc Dietary Zinc Zinc Status Double Blind Randomise Control Trial 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Hambidge
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Nancy Krebs
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Laura Caulfield
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Section of Nutrition Department of PediatricsUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences CenterUSA
  2. 2.Center for Human NutritionUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences CenterUSA
  3. 3.Center for Human Nutrition Department of International HealthThe Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public HealthUSA

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