Journal article

Incidence of vitamin D deficiency rickets among Australian children: an Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit study

Craig F Munns, Peter J Simm, Christine P Rodda, Sarah P Garnett, Margaret R Zacharin, Leanne M Ward, Janet Geddes, Sarah Cherian, Yvonne Zurynski, Christopher T Cowell

Medical Journal of Australia | AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

In addition to the authors, members of the APSU Vitamin D Study Group include David P Burgner, Elizabeth Davis, Mark Harris, Jennifer Batch, Mark Pascoe, Jan Fairchild, Anthony Lafferty, Annie Whybourne, Ruth Morley and Julieta Solis-Chacon. APSU activities are supported by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing; National Health and Medical Research Council (Enabling Grant No. 402784 and Practitioner Fellowship No. 457084, E. Elliott); the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health and Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney; the Children's Hospital at Westmead, and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. We thank all clinicians who participate in APSU surveillance.Craig Munns received financial support from Bayer Australia to enable the study lobe performed through the APSU. Bayer Australia were not involved in study design, data analysis or interpretation of results.