Infants are in negative iodine balance on current standard regimens of total parenteral nutrition, with a mean iodine intake of 3 mug/kg/day (150 ml/kg/day). The recommended enteral intake of iodine for preterm infants is 30 mug/kg/day. Gastrointestinal absorption of iodine is high, suggesting that parenteral intakes should approach enteral recommendations.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal edition|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|