Vitamin K1 and K2 Contents in Blood, Stool, and Liver Tissues of Neonates and Young Infants

  • Akira Shirahata
  • Tosho Nakamura
  • Nobuaki Ariyoshi
Conference paper


Vitamin deficiency is only rarely seen in Japan at present. However, one exception is vitamin K deficiency. In fact, the deficiency of this vitamin is a serious problem in Japan [1].


Breast Milk Umbilical Cord Blood Newborn Infant Young Infant Serum Vitamin 
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© Springer Japan 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Shirahata
    • 1
  • Tosho Nakamura
    • 1
  • Nobuaki Ariyoshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, School of MedicineUniversity of Occupational and Environmental Health JapanYahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka, 807Japan

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