Assessment of Vitamin B-6 Status in Infants and Children: Serial Pyridoxal Phosphate Levels in Premature Infants

  • Ernest E. McCoy
  • Robert Drebit
  • Ken Strynadka
  • David Schiff


At the 1976 Workshop on Human Vitamin B-6 Requirements, material was presented on which the present recommended allowances for vitamin B-6 are based. As an introduction, parts of that work will be presented, followed by work we have done over the past year on plasma pyridoxal phosphate levels in premature infants.


Celiac Disease Premature Infant Breast Milk Dietary Allowance Pyridoxal Phosphate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest E. McCoy
    • 1
  • Robert Drebit
    • 1
  • Ken Strynadka
    • 1
  • David Schiff
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of Alberta School of MedicineEdmontonCanada

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