hrp0084p3-662 | Bone | ESPE2015

Seasonal Differences in Plasma 25-OH Vitamin D Concentrations in Cord Blood

Gomez Sandra Ortigosa , Varo Cristina Manzano , Algar Oscar Garcia , Sierra Antonio Mur , Costa Roser Ferrer , Lezcano Antonio Carrascosa , Fernandez Diego Yeste

Background: 25-OH vitamin D levels in newborns depend directly on their mother¬ís status. In a previous study, 25-OH vitamin D levels were determined in cord blood in a cohort of women after winter months, showing deficient values in 94% of population (mean 25-OH vitamin D value 10.4±6.1 ng/ml). Correlation between low 25-OH vitamin D levels and low sun exposure, dark skin phototype and Indo-Pakistani ethnicity were observed.Objective and hypoth...