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Seasonal impact in the frequency of isolated spina bifida.

Authors
  • Giardini, Valentina
  • Russo, Francesca Maria
  • Ornaghi, Sara
  • Todyrenchuk, Lyudmyla
  • Vergani, Patrizia
Type
Published Article
Journal
Prenatal Diagnosis
Publisher
Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2013
Volume
33
Issue
10
Pages
1007–1009
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/pd.4175
PMID: 23749491
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Seasonality affects the frequency of ISB. We hypothesize that the seasonal differences may reflect dietary and climate changes with reduced intake of folic acid in the fall.

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