Omega 3 Fatty Acids in the Treatment of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2010 by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : May 1, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 24, 2010
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  Recruitment Status : Unknown
  Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2010
  Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2010

Submission Cycle Results Submitted to Results Returned after Quality Control Review
1 October 25, 2013
December 13, 2013
2 October 1, 2014
October 4, 2014
3 August 4, 2017
September 5, 2017
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