Elevated 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D plasma levels in normal human pregnancy and lactation

Rajiv Kumar, W. R. Cohen, P. Silva, F. H. Epstein

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

241 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Plasma 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D levels are elevated in early pregnancy and continue to increase throughout pregnancy. They remain elevated postpartum in lactating women. The elevated levels probably represent a physiological response to increased calcium requirements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)342-344
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Investigation
Volume63
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Lactation
Pregnancy
Postpartum Period
Calcium
1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Elevated 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D plasma levels in normal human pregnancy and lactation. / Kumar, Rajiv; Cohen, W. R.; Silva, P.; Epstein, F. H.

In: Journal of Clinical Investigation, Vol. 63, No. 2, 1979, p. 342-344.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kumar, Rajiv ; Cohen, W. R. ; Silva, P. ; Epstein, F. H. / Elevated 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D plasma levels in normal human pregnancy and lactation. In: Journal of Clinical Investigation. 1979 ; Vol. 63, No. 2. pp. 342-344.
@article{fc266103db1546d7948e70894813ab9f,
title = "Elevated 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D plasma levels in normal human pregnancy and lactation",
abstract = "Plasma 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D levels are elevated in early pregnancy and continue to increase throughout pregnancy. They remain elevated postpartum in lactating women. The elevated levels probably represent a physiological response to increased calcium requirements.",
author = "Rajiv Kumar and Cohen, {W. R.} and P. Silva and Epstein, {F. H.}",
year = "1979",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "63",
pages = "342--344",
journal = "Journal of Clinical Investigation",
issn = "0021-9738",
publisher = "The American Society for Clinical Investigation",
number = "2",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Elevated 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D plasma levels in normal human pregnancy and lactation

AU - Kumar, Rajiv

AU - Cohen, W. R.

AU - Silva, P.

AU - Epstein, F. H.

PY - 1979

Y1 - 1979

N2 - Plasma 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D levels are elevated in early pregnancy and continue to increase throughout pregnancy. They remain elevated postpartum in lactating women. The elevated levels probably represent a physiological response to increased calcium requirements.

AB - Plasma 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D levels are elevated in early pregnancy and continue to increase throughout pregnancy. They remain elevated postpartum in lactating women. The elevated levels probably represent a physiological response to increased calcium requirements.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0018413860&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0018413860&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

VL - 63

SP - 342

EP - 344

JO - Journal of Clinical Investigation

JF - Journal of Clinical Investigation

SN - 0021-9738

IS - 2

ER -