A survey of Vitamin A, D and E nutritional status in captive Black and White Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia variegate variegate)

Citation

Dempsey JL, Porton IJ, Junge RE, Holick MF, Chen TC, Lu Z, Bowen PE, Stacewicz-Sapuntzakis M. 1997. A survey of Vitamin A, D and E nutritional status in captive Black and White Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia variegate variegate). In Proceedings of the Second Conference on Zoo and Wildlife Nutrition, AZA Nutrition Advisory Group, Fort Worth, TX.

Abstract

Serum levels of 25-OH vitamin D, retinol, a-tocopherol and y-tocopherol were determined for captive black and white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata variegata) imported from Park Ivoloina, Madagascar (n=8, 4 males, 4 females).

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