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A field clinical trial of the short-term effects of iodised salt on the iodine status of rural primary school children

SAJCN South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition 13(2): 30-36

A field clinical trial of the short-term effects of iodised salt on the iodine status of rural primary school children

To evaluate the short-term effect of salt iodized according to the recently revised South African salt legislation on the iodine status of rural primary school children. A field clinical trial was conducted in 2 low socio-economic primary schools.

Accession: 003342823

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