Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0004p28 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Year-round cord blood vitamin D concentrations in women from diverse ethnical backgrounds in a Mediterranean area in Spain

Guagnelli Miguel Angel , Yeste Diego , Ferrer Roser , Comas Inmaculada , Carrascosa Antonio

Background: Vitamin D (Vit-D) plays a role in calcium metabolism during pregnancy, and studies have found widespread deficiency in this period. Its significance is still not fully understood, although low Vit-D levels have been associated with increased risk for preeclampsia, bacterial vaginosis, neonatal sepsis and early respiratory infections in the infant. Supplementation to the pregnant mother remains a matter of debate; thus, it is important to better understand the cause...