Evaluation of Zinc and / or Micronutrient Supplementation on Intestinal Flora, Diarrheal Disease Burden, Intestinal Mucosal Integrity and Growth Among Children of Pakistan
This study has been completed.
Aga Khan University
First Posted: June 26, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 28, 2012
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Aga Khan University
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Ariff S, Krebs NF, Soofi S, Westcott J, Bhatti Z, Tabassum F, Bhutta ZA. Absorbed zinc and exchangeable zinc pool size are greater in Pakistani infants receiving traditional complementary foods with zinc-fortified micronutrient powder. J Nutr. 2014 Jan;144(1):20-6. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.178715. Epub 2013 Nov 13.
Soofi S, Cousens S, Iqbal SP, Akhund T, Khan J, Ahmed I, Zaidi AK, Bhutta ZA. Effect of provision of daily zinc and iron with several micronutrients on growth and morbidity among young children in Pakistan: a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet. 2013 Jul 6;382(9886):29-40. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60437-7. Epub 2013 Apr 18.