oa South African Medical Journal - Biochemical evaulation of the nutrition status of urban pirmary school children : riboflavin status

Volume 39, Issue 45
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In nutrition status surveys conducted on Pretoria primary school children of 7 - 11 years it was found that of the different methods tested only riboflavin excretion per gram of creatinine in 2-hour urine specimens provided a satisfactory criterion of the riboflavin nutrition status of the different population groups.

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