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Articles:

1) Zlotkin S, Arthur P, Antwi KY, Yeung G. Treatment of anemia with microencapsulated ferrous fumarate plus ascorbic acid supplied as sprinkles to complementary (weaning) foods. Am J Clin Nutr. 2001 Dec;74(6):791-5.

2) Zlotkin S, Arthur P, Antwi KY, Yeung G. Randomized, controlled trial of single versus 3-times-daily ferrous sulfate drops for treatment of anemia. Pediatrics. 2001 Sep;108(3):
613-6.

3) Zlotkin S, Arthur P, Schauer C, Antwi K, Yeung G, Piekarz A. Home-Fortification with Iron and Zinc Sprinkles Alone Successfully treats anemia in infants and young children. Journal of Nutrition. January 2003, 133: 1075-1080.

4) Zlotkin S. (editorial) Current issues for the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency anemia. Indian Pediatrics. February 2002; 39:125-129. HTML

5) Zlotkin S. Clinical Nutrition: 8. The role of nutrition in the prevention of iron deficiency anemia in infants, children and adolescents. Canadian Medical Association Journal. January 2003; 168(1):59-63. (HTML PDF)

6) Zlotkin S, Antwi K, Schauer C, Yeung G. Use of microencapsulated iron(II) fumarate sprinkles to prevent recurrence of anaemia in infants and young children at high risk. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2003, 81 (HTML PDF)

7) Schauer C, Zlotkin S. Home fortification with micronutrient sprinkles – A new approach for the prevention and treatment of nutritional anemias. Paediatrics and Child Health. February 2003, Volume 8, Number 2: 87-90. (HTML PDF)

8) P. Nestel; A. Briend; B. de Benoist; E. Decker; E. Ferguson; O. Fontaine; A. Micardi; R. Nalubola. Complementary Food Supplements to Achieve Micronutrient Adequacy for Infants and Young Children. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 36(3): 316-328; Mar 2003. HTML


Reports:

Annual Report June 2003 (HTML PDF)


Abstracts:

1) Presented at the 17th International Congress of Nutrition, August 27-31, 2001, Vienna, Austria:

RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF MICROENCAPSULATED FERROUS FUMARATE 'SPRINKLES' AND FERROUS SULFATE DROPS, FOR TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF ANEMIA IN GHANAIAN INFANTS S Zlotkin, P Arthur, K Y Antwi, G Yeung. Depts of Paediatr and Nutr Sci, University of Toronto, Div of Gastroent & Nutr, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada and Kintampo Health Res. Centre, Ghana.

2) Presented at the FASB Experimental Biology conference in Orlando, Florida, 2001:

PART 1. RANDOMIZED PROSPECTIVE CONTROLLED TRIAL OF FERROUS SULFATE DROPS VERSUS MICRONENCAPSULATED FERROUS FUMARATE 'SPRINKLES' FOR TREATMENT OF ANEMIA IN GHANAIAN INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN. Stanley Zlotkin, Paul Arthur, Kojo Yeboah Antwi, George Yeung. Dept of Paediatrics and Nutr Sci, Hosp For Sick Children, U of Toronto, Toronto, Canada M5R1L9, London School of Hygiene & Trop Med, London, UK, Kintampo Health Res. Centre, Min. of Health, Ghana.

Part 2. Randomized Prospective Placebo-Controlled Trial Of Microencapsulated Ferrous Fumarate 'Sprinkles' With And Without Vitamin A And Ferrous Sulfate Drops, For Prevention Of Anemia In Infants



Presented at INACG, 2003 in Marrakesh, Morocco

IRON ABSORPTION FROM INTRINSICALLY LABELED MICROENCAPSULATED FERROUS FUMARATE (SPRINKLES) IN ANEMIC & NON-ANEMIC INFANTS M. Tondeur , S. Zlotkin, C. Schauer, S Newton, S Owusu-Agyei: Departments of Paediatrics, Nutritional Sciences, and Centre for International Health, University of Toronto; The Hospital for Sick Children, Research Institute, Canada; The Kintampo Health Research Centre Health Research Unit, Ministry of Health, Ghana.

COMPARISON OF DOSING FREQUENCY AND SAFETY OF MICRONUTRIENT SPRINKLES ON IRON STATUS IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN IN NORTHERN CHINA. M Chan, S Zlotkin, SA Yin, W Sharieff, C Schauer: The Hospital for Sick Children, Research Institute, Canada; Departments of Paediatrics, Nutritional Sciences, and Centre for International Health, University of Toronto; Institute of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, Beijing, China.

MATHEMATICAL MODELLING TO PREDICT POPULATION-BASED RESPONSE TO MICRONURTIENT INTERVENTIONS W.Sharieff, S.Zlotkin, C.Schauer, M.Tondeur: Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto; Departments of Paediatrics and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto; The Centre for International Health, University of Toronto; The Hospital for Sick Children, Research Institute, Canada;

PROCESS EVALUATION OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF MICRONUTRIENT SPRINKLES IN OVER 10,000 MONGOLIAN INFANTS USING A NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION (NGO) PROGRAM MODEL. C. Schauer, S. Zlotkin, M. Nyamsuren, C.R. Hubbell, M. Chan, O. Purevsuren, C. MacDonald, N. Klaas: The Hospital for Sick Children, Research Institute, Canada; Departments of Paediatrics, Nutritional Sciences, and Centre for International Health, University of Toronto; World Vision Mongolia; World Vision Canada.



Presented at FASB, 2003 in San Diego, USA

Impact of "Micronutrient Sprinkles" for the Treatment and Prevention of Iron Deficiency in Canadian First Nations and Inuit Infants 4-18 months old. A. Christofides, S. Zlotkin, C. Schauer. Departments of Paediatrics and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto; The Hospital for Sick Children, Research Institute, Canada.

Iron Absorption from Intrinsically Labeled Microencapsulated Ferrous Fumarate (Sprinkles) in Anemic and Non-anemic Infants S. Zlotkin, C. Schauer, S. Newton, S. Owusu-Agyei, M. Tondeur; Departments of Paediatrics, Nutritional Sciences, and Centre for International Health, University of Toronto; The Hospital for Sick Children, Research Institute, Canada, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana.



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