Routine screening for vitamin D deficiency in early pregnancy

Donald S A McLeod, Katherine A Scott, Karin M C Lust and H David McIntyre
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja11.10469
Published online: 3 October 2011

To the Editor: We wish to report Queensland data regarding vitamin D levels during pregnancy, to contribute to the debate on screening during pregnancy raised in Lau and colleagues’ article1 and Ebeling’s accompanying editorial.2

  • Donald S A McLeod1
  • Katherine A Scott2
  • Karin M C Lust3
  • H David McIntyre4

  • 1 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md, USA.
  • 2 Gold Coast Hospital, Gold Coast, QLD.
  • 3 Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 4 University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.


Competing interests:

No relevant disclosures.


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