Publications

 

Peer reviewed manuscripts:

70. Hoang M-A, Hou K*, Klemm R, Gupta AR, Rem N, Meng S, Prak S, Rattana K, Chea M, Karakochuk CD, Mishra A, Mohan D, Sauer C, Jackson de-Graffenreid M. Adherence and acceptability of multiple micronutrient supplementation among pregnant women in Cambodia: A cluster-randomized non-inferiority trial [Protocol]. Trials 2024 (Accepted).

69. Cochrane KM, Bone J, Karakochuk CD, Bode L*. Human milk oligosaccharide composition following supplementation with folic acid vs (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid during pregnancy and mediation by human milk folate forms. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2024 (In press). Doi: 10.1038/s41430-023-01376-7.

68. Cochrane KM, Elango R, Devlin AM, Mayer C, Hutcheon JA, Karakochuk CD*. Supplementation with (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid appears as effective as folic acid in maintaining maternal folate status while reducing unmetabolized folic acid in maternal plasma: A randomized trial of pregnant women in Canada. British Journal of Nutrition 2024; 131(1): 92-102. Doi: 10.1017/S0007114523001733.

67. Cochrane KM, Bone J, Williams BA, Karakochuk CD*. Optimizing vitamin D status in polycystic ovary syndrome: A systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis. Nutrition Reviews 2023 (In press). Doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuad117.

66. Cochrane KM, Elango R, Devlin AM, Hutcheon JA, Karakochuk CD*. Human milk unmetabolized folic acid is increased following supplementation with synthetic folic acid as compared to (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid. Scientific Reports 2023; 13(1):11298. Doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-38224-4.

65. Fischer JAJ, Pei LX, Elango R, Hou K, Goldfarb DM, Karakochuk CD*. Is a lower dose of more bioavailable iron (18 mg ferrous bisglycinate) non-inferior to 60 mg ferrous sulfate in increasing ferritin concentrationsn while reducing gut inflammation and enteropathogen detection in Cambodian women? A randomized controlled non-inferiority trial. The Journal of Nutrition 2023; 153(8): 2453-2462. Doi: 10.1016/j.tjnut.2023.05.029.

64. Finlayson-Trick E, Nearing J, Fischer JAJ, Ma Y, Wang S, Kroeun H, Goldfarb DM, Karakochuk CD*. The effect of oral iron supplementation on gut microbial composition: A secondary analysis of a double-blind, randomized controlled trial among Cambodian women of reproductive age. Microbiology Spectrum 2023; 11(3):e0527322. Doi: 10.1128/spectrum.05273-22.

63. Labonte JM, Krouen H, Sambo S, Rem N, Luhovyy BL, Karakochuk CD, Green TJ, Wieringa FT, Sophonneary P, Measelle JR, Baldwin D, Whitfield KC*. Restricting diet for perceived health benefit: A mixed-methods exploration of peripartum food taboos in rural Cambodia. Maternal and Child Nutrition 2023; 19(3):e13517. Doi: 10.1111/mcn.13517.

62. Fischer JAJ, Cherian AM, Bone JN, Karakochuk CD*. The effects of oral ferrous bisglycinate supplementation on hemoglobin and ferritin concentrations in adults and children: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Nutrition Reviews 2023; 81(8): 904-920. Doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuac106.

61. Francis DK, Awuah EB, Fields MS, Karakochuk CD, Dixit R, Cassano PA. Vitamin B supplementation for sickle cell disease [Protocol]. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2022; 10: CD014368. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.

60. Pei LX, Kroeun H, Karakochuk CD*. Reticulocyte hemoglobin equivalent (RET-He) as an early marker of responsiveness to oral iron supplementation. Journal of Clinical Pathology 2023; 76(6): 407-12. Doi:10.1136/jcp-2021-208077.

59. Cochrane KM, Hutcheon JA, Karakochuk CD*. Iron deficiency prevalence and supplementation practices among pregnant women: A secondary data analysis from a clinical trial in Vancouver, Canada. The Journal of Nutrition 2022; 152(10): 2238-44. Doi: 10.1093/jn/nxac135.

58. Cochrane KM, Hutcheon JA, Karakochuk CD*. Strategies for improving recruitment of pregnant women to clinical research: An evaluation of social media versus traditional offline methods. Digital Health 2022; May 3;8:20552076221095707. Doi: 10.1177/20552076221095707.

57. Cochrane KM, Williams BA, Elango R, Barr SI, Karakochuk CD*. Pregnancy-induced alterations of one carbon metabolism and significance for maternal nutrition requirements. Nutrition Reviews 2022; 80(9): 1985-2001. Doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuac015.

56. Fischer JAJ, Karakochuk CD*. Feasibility of an at-home adult stool specimen collection method in rural Cambodia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021; 18(23): 12430. doi: 10.3390/ijerph182312430.

55. Brindle E, Lillis L, Barney R, Bansil P, Hess SY, Wessells KR, Ouedraogo CT, Arredondo F, Barker MK, Craft NE, Fischer C, Graham JL, Havel PJ, Karakochuk CD, Zhang M, Mussai EX, Mapango C, Randolph JM, Wander K, Pfeiffer CM, Murphy E, Boyle DS*. A multicentre analytical performance evaluation of a multiplexed immunoarray for the simultaneous measurement of biomarkers of micronutrient deficiency, inflammation and malarial antigenemia. PLoS One 2021; 16(11):e0259509. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0259509.

54. Fischer JAJ, Sasai CS, Karakochuk CD*. Iron-containing oral contraceptives and their effect on hemoglobin and biomarkers of iron status: A narrative review. Nutrients 2021; 13(7): 2340. doi: 10.3390/nu13072340.

53. Steele SL, Hsieh AYY, Gadawski I, Kroeun H, Barr SI, Devlin AM, Cote HCF, Karakochuk CD*. Daily oral supplementation with 60 mg of elemental iron for 12 weeks alters mitochondrial DNA content but not leukocyte telomere length in Cambodian women. Nutrients 2021; 13(6):1877. doi: 10.3390/nu13061877.

52. Samson KLI, Loh SP, Lee SS, Sulistyoningrum DC, Khor GL, Shariff ZBM, Ismai IZ, Makrides M, Hutcheon JA, Roche ML, Green TJ, Karakochuk CD*. The inclusion of folic acid in weekly iron-folic acid supplements confers no additional benefit on anemia reduction in non-pregnant women: A randomized controlled trial in Malaysia. The Journal of Nutrition 2021; 151(8): 2264-70.

51. Williams BA, Mayer C, McCartney H, Devlin AM, Lamers Y, Vercauteren SM, Wu JK, Karakochuk CD*. Detectable unmetabolized folic acid and elevated folate concentrations in folic acid-supplemented Canadian children with sickle cell disease. Frontiers in Nutrition 2021; 8:642306. Doi: 10.3389/fnut.2021.642306.

50. Leepile TT, Mokomo K, Bolaane MMM, Jones AD, Takada A, Black JL, Jovel E, Karakochuk CD*. Anemia prevalence and anthropometric status of indigenous women and young children in rural Botswana: The San People. Nutrients 2021; 13(4): 1105.

49. Pei LX, Kroeun H, Vercauteren SM, Barr SI, Green TJ, Albert AY, Karakochuk CD*. Baseline hemoglobin, hepcidin, ferritin, and total body iron stores are equally strong diagnostic predictors of a hemoglobin response to 12 weeks of daily iron supplementation in Cambodian women. The Journal of Nutrition 2021; 151(8): 2255-63.

48. Pei LX, Leepile TL, Cochrane KC, Samson KLI, Fischer JAJ, Williams BA, Kroeun H, Bonifacio L, Karakochuk CD*. Can automated hematology analyzers predict the presence of a genetic hemoglobinopathy? An analysis of hematological biomarkers in Cambodian women. Diagnostics 2021; 11: 228. Doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics11020228.

47. Roche ML, Samson KLI, Green TJ, Karakochuk CD, Martinez H*. Weekly iron and folic acid supplementation (WIFAS): A critical review and rationale for inclusion in the Essential Medicines List to accelerate anemia and NTD reduction. Advances in Nutrition 2021; 12(2): 334-42.

46. Muriuki JM, Mentzer AJ, Mitchell R, Webb EL, Etyang AO, Kyobutungi C, Morovat A, Kimita W, Ndungu FM, Macharia AW, Ngetsa C, Makale J, Lulu SA, Musani SK, Raffield LM, Cutland CL, Sirima SB, Diarra A, Tiono AB, Fried M, Gwamaka M, Sdu-Afarwuah S, Wirth JP, Wegmuller R, Madhi SA, Snow RW, Hill AVS, Rocket KA, Sandhu MS, Kwiatkowski DP, Prentice AM, Byrd KA, Ndjebayi A, Stewart CP, Engle-Stone R, Green TJ, Karakochuk CD, Suchdev PS, Bejon P, Duffy PE, Smith GD, Elliott AM, Williams TN, Atkinson SH*. Malaria is a cause of iron deficiency in African children. Nature Medicine 2021; 27(4): 653-8.

45. Rappaport AI, Karakochuk CD, Hess SY, Whitehead RD, Namaste SML, Dary O, Parker ME, Neufeld LM, Larson LM, Newton S, Wegmuller R, Moorthy D. Variability in haemoglobin concentration by measurement tool and blood source: An analysis from seven countries. Journal of Clinical Pathology 2021; 74(10): 657-63. 10.1136/jclinpath-2020-206717.

44. Samson KLI, Loh SP, Lee SS, Sulistyoningrum DC, Khor GL, Shariff ZBM, Ismai IZ, Yelland LN, Leemaqz S, Makrides M, Hutcheon JA, Roche ML, Karakochuk CD, Green TJ*. Weekly iron-folic acid supplements containing 2.8 mg folic acid are associated with a lower risk of neural tube defects than the standard weekly dose of 0.4 mg: A randomized controlled trial in Malaysia. BMJ Global Health 2020; 5(12): e003897. Doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003897.

43. Finlayson-Trick E, Fischer JAJ, Goldfarb DM, Karakochuk CD*. The effects of iron supplementation and fortification on the gut microbiome: A review. Gastrointestinal Disorders 2020; 2(4): 327-40. Doi.org/10.3390/gidisord2040030.

42. Cochrane KM, Williams BA, Fischer JAJ, Samson KLI, Pei LX, Karakochuk CD*. Regression to the mean: A statistical phenomenon of worthy consideration in anemia research. Current Developments in Nutrition 2020; 4(10): nzaa152. Doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzaa152.

41. Williams BA, Cochrane KM, Fischer JAJ, Aljaadi AM, McAnena L, Ward M, McNulty H, Kroeun H, Green TJ, Whitfield KC, Karakochuk CD*. The homozygous hemoglobin EE variant is associated with poorer riboflavin status in Cambodian women of reproductive age. The Journal of Nutrition 2020; 150(7): 1943-50.

40. Fischer JAJ, Pei L, Goldfarb DM, Albert AY, Elango R, Hou K, Karakochuk CD*. Is untargeted iron supplementation harmful when iron deficiency is not the major cause of anaemia? Study protocol for a double-blind, randomized controlled trial among non-pregnant Cambodian women [Protocol]. BMJ Open 2020; 10(8): e037232. Doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037232.

39. Williams BA, McCartney H, Devlin AM, Singer J, Vercauteren SM, Wu JK, Karakochuk CD*. Folic acid supplementation in children with sickle cell disease: Study protocol for a double-blind randomized cross-over trial [Protocol]. Trials 2020; 21(1): 593. Doi: 10.1186/s13063-020-04540-7.

38. Cochrane KM, Mayer C, Devlin AM, Elango R, Hutcheon JA, Karakochuk CD*. Is natural (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid as effective as synthetic folic acid in increasing serum and red blood cell folate concentrations during pregnancy? A proof-of-concept pilot study [Protocol]. Trials 2020; 21(1): 380. Doi: 10.1186/s13063-020-04320-3.

37. Samson KLI, Loh SP, Khor GL, Shariff ZBM, Yelland LN, Leemaqz S, Makrides M, Hutcheon JA, Roche ML, De-Regil LM, Green TJ, Karakochuk CD*. The effect of once weekly folic acid supplementation on erythrocyte folate concentrations in women to determine potential to prevent neural tube defects: A randomised controlled dose-finding trial in Malaysia [Protocol]. BMJ Open 2020; 10(2): e034598.

36. Moumin NA, Angel MD, Karakochuk CD, Michaux KD, Moursi M, Sawadogo KAA, Foley J, Hawes MD, Whitfield KC, Tugirimana PL, Bahizire E, Akilimali PZ, Boy E, Green TJ. Micronutrient intake and prevalence of micronutrient inadequacy among women (15-49 y) and children (6-59 mo) in South Kivu and Kongo Central, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). PLOS One 2020; 15(6): e0223393.

35. Mayer C, Barker MK, Moore KM, McCrudden E, Karakochuk CD*. Menstrual blood losses and body mass index are associated with serum ferritin concentrations among female varsity athletes. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism 2020; 45(7): 723-30.

34. Aljaadi AM, How RE, Loh SP, Hunt SE, Karakochuk CD, Barr SI, McAnena L, Ward M, McNulty H, Khor GL, Devlin AM, Green TJ. Suboptimal riboflavin status is associated with lower hemoglobin and higher rates of anemia in a sample of Canadian and Malaysian women of reproductive age. The Journal of Nutrition 2019; 149(11): 1952-9.

33. Holmes J, Kroeun H, Houghton LA, Gibson RS, Harding KB, De-Regil LM, Kraemer K, Barr SI, Karakochuk CD*. Including 60 mg elemental iron in a multiple micronutrient supplement blunts the increase in serum zinc after 12 weeks of daily supplementation in predominantly anemic, non-pregnant Cambodian women of reproductive age. The Journal of Nutrition 2019; 149(9): 1503-10.

32. Steele S, Kroeun H, Karakochuk CD*. The effect of daily iron supplementation with 60 mg ferrous sulfate for 12-weeks on non-transferrin bound iron concentrations in women with a high prevalence of hemoglobinopathies. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2019; 8(2): E180.

31. Karakochuk CD*, Hess SY, Moorthy D, Namaste S, Parker ME, Rappaport AI, Wegmuller R, Dary O. Measurement and interpretation of haemoglobin concentration in clinical and field settings: A narrative review. Commissioned consultation paper for the World Health Organization. Annals of the New York Academy of the Sciences 2019; 1450(1): 126-46.

30. Michaux, KD, Hou K, Karakochuk CD, Whitfield KC, Ly S, Verbowski V, Stormer A, Porter K, Li KH, Houghton LA, Lynd LD, Talukder A, McLean J, Green TJ*. Effect of plant-based homestead food production with or without aquaculture on anemia in women and children in Prey Veng, Cambodia: A cluster-randomized controlled trial. Maternal Child Nutrition 2018;15 Suppl 3:e12757.

29. Stamm RA*, March KM, Chen NN, Karakochuk CD, Gray AR, Brown RC, Green TJ, Houghton LA. Canadian women consuming 1,000 μg folic acid daily have high circulating serum folic acid above a threshold serum total folate concentration. The Journal of Nutrition 2018; 148(7): 1103-8.

28. Karakochuk CD*, Henderson AM, Samson KLI, Aljaadi AM, Devlin AM, Becquey E, Wirth JP, Rohner F. Comparison of a new QuanSys Q-Plex™ assay for measurement of ferritin, soluble transferrin receptor, retinol-binding protein, C-reactive protein and α1-acid glycoprotein concentrations against a widely-used s-ELISA method. Diagnostics 2018; 8(1): E13.

27. Samson KLI, McCartney H, Vercauteren SM, Wu J, Karakochuk CD*. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency varies widely by season in Canadian children and adolescents with sickle cell disease. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2018; 7(2): E14.

26. Karakochuk CD*, Barr SI, Boy E, Bahizire E, Tugirimana PL, Akilimali PZ, Houghton LA, Green TJ. The effect of inflammation on serum zinc concentrations and the prevalence estimates of population-level zinc status among Congolese children 6-59 months. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2017; 71(12): 1467-70.

25. Whitfield KC, Smith G, Chamnan C, Karakochuk CD, Prak S, Kuong K, Dijkhuizen MA, Hong R, Berger J, Green TJ, Wieringa FT*. High prevalence of thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency in early childhood among a nationally representative sample of Cambodian women of childbearing age and their children. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2017; 9(11): e0005814.

24. Barker MK, Henderson AM, Naguib K, Vercauteren SM, Devlin AM, Albert AY, Bahizire E, Tugirimana PL, Akilimali PZ, Boy E, Green TJ, Karakochuk CD*. Serum soluble transferrin receptor concentrations are elevated in Congolese children 6-59 months with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase variants, but not sickle cell variants or α-thalassemia. The Journal of Nutrition 2017; 147(9): 1785-94.

23. Karakochuk CD, Barker MK, Whitfield KC, Barr SI, Vercauteren SM, Devlin AM, Hutcheon JA, Houghton LA, Prak S, Hou K, Chai TL, Stormer A, Ly S, Devenish R, Oberkanins C, Puringher H, Harding KB, De-Regil LM, Kraemer K, Green TJ*. The effect of oral iron with or without multiple micronutrients on hemoglobin concentration and hemoglobin response among non-pregnant Cambodian women of reproductive age: A 2×2 factorial double-blind randomized supplementation trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2017; 106(1): 233-44.

22. Karakochuk CD*, Rappaport AI, Barr SI, Green TJ. Mean hemoglobin concentrations in fasting venous and non-fasting capillary blood of Cambodian women using a hemoglobinometer and an automated hematology analyzer. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 2017; 55(11): e247-50.

21. Chebaya P, Karakochuk CD, March KM, Chen NN, Stamm RA, Kroeun H, Sophonneary P, Borath M, Shahab-Ferdows S, Hampel D, Barr SI, Lamers Y, Houghton LA, Allen LH, Green TJ*, Whitfield KC. Correlations between maternal, breast milk, and infant vitamin B12 concentrations among mother-infant dyads in Vancouver, Canada and Prey Veng, Cambodia: an exploratory analysis. Nutrients 2017; 9(3): nu9030270.

20. Rappaport AI, Barr SI, Green TJ, Karakochuk CD*. Variation in haemoglobin measurement across different HemoCue® devices and device operators in rural Cambodia. Journal of Clinical Pathology 2017; 70(7): 615-8.

19. Whitfield KC, Karakochuk CD, Hou K, Ly S, Chan BB, Borath M, Prak S, Moore K, Tong JK, McLean J, Talukder A, Lynd LD, Li-Chan ECY, Kitts DD, Green TJ. Household consumption of thiamin-fortified fish sauce increases erythrocyte thiamin concentrations among rural Cambodian women and their children under 5: a randomized controlled efficacy trial. Journal of Pediatrics 2017; 181: 242-7.

18. Rappaport AI, Karakochuk CD, Whitfield KC, Kheang KM, Green TJ*. A method comparison study between two hemoglobinometer models (Hemocue Hb 301 and Hb 201+) to measure hemoglobin concentrations and estimate anemia prevalence among women in Preah Vihear, Cambodia. International Journal of Laboratory Hematology 2017; 39: 95-100.

17. Whitfield KC, Wozniak R, Pradinuk M, Karakochuk CD, Anabwani G, Daly Z, MacLeod SM, Larson CP, Green TJ*. Mid-upper arm circumference combined with length/height, tibia length, or ulna length are simple and accurate weight-prediction proxies in resource-poor settings with a high HIV prevalence. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2017; 102(1): 10-16.

16. Karakochuk CD*, Whitfield KC, Rappaport AI, Barr SI, Vercauteren SM, McLean J, Hou K, Talukder A, Houghton LA, Bailey KB, Boy E, Green TJ. Comparison of four immunoassays to measure serum ferritin concentrations and iron deficiency prevalence among non-pregnant Cambodian women and Congolese children. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 2017; 55(1): 65-72.

15. Janmohamed A, Karakochuk CD, McLean J, Green TJ*. Improved sanitation facilities are associated with higher body mass index and higher hemoglobin concentration among rural Cambodian women in the first trimester of pregnancy. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2016; 95(5): 1211-5.

14. Whitfield KC, Karakochuk CD, Hou K, Hampel D, Ly S, Chan BB, Borath M, Prak S, McLean J, Talukder A, Lynd LD, Li-Chan ECY, Kitts DD, Allen L, Green TJ*. Perinatal consumption of thiamine-fortified fish sauce in rural Cambodia: a randomized controlled efficacy trial. JAMA Pediatrics 2016; 170(10): e162065.

13. Karakochuk CD, Michaux KD, Chai TL, Chan BB, Whitfield KC, Barr SI, McLean J, Talukder A, Hou K, Ly SH, Green TJ*. Median urinary iodine concentrations are indicative of adequate iodine status among women of reproductive age in Prey Veng, Cambodia. Nutrients 2016; 8(3): nu8030139.

12. Harvey-Leeson S, Karakochuk CD, Hawes M, Tugirimana PL, Bahizire E, Akilimali PZ, Michaux KD, Lynd LD, Whitfield KC, Moursi M, Boy E, Foley J, McLean J, Houghton LA, Gibson RS, Green TJ*. Anemia and micronutrient status of women of childbearing age and children 6-59 months in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nutrients 2016; 8(98): nu8020098.

11. Janmohamed A, Karakochuk CD, Boungnasiri S, Janssen P, Brant R, Green TJ, McLean J*. Prenatal supplementation with Corn Soya Blend Plus reduces the risk of maternal anemia in late gestation and lowers the rate of preterm birth among rural Cambodian women but does not significantly improve maternal and newborn anthropometry: a randomized trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2016; 103: 559-66.

10. Cheong M, Xiao HY, Tay V, Karakochuk CD, Harvey S, Liu Y, Kitts DD, Houghton LA, Green TJ*. Folic acid fortified milk increases red cell folate to concentrations associated with a very low risk of neural tube defects in Singaporean women of childbearing age. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2016; 25(1): 62-70.

9. Janmohamed A, Karakochuk CD, Boungnasiri S, Whitfield KC, Chapman GE, Janssen P, McLean J, Green TJ*. Factors affecting the acceptability and consumption of Corn Soya Blend Plus as a prenatal dietary supplement among pregnant women in rural Cambodia. Public Health Nutrition 2016; 19(10): 1842-51.

8. Karakochuk CD*, van den Briel T, Stephens D, Zlotkin S. Food sharing practices in households receiving supplemental foods for the treatment of moderate acute malnutrition in Ethiopian children. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition 2015; 10(3): 343-55.

7. March KM, Chen NN, Karakochuk CD, Shand AW, Innis SM, von Dadelszen P, Barr SI, Lyon MR, Whiting SJ, Weiler HA, Green TJ*. Maternal vitamin D3 supplementation at 50 μg/day protects against low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in infants at 8 wk of age: a randomized controlled trial of 3 doses of vitamin D beginning in gestation and continued in lactation. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2015; 102: 402-10.

6. Whitfield KC, Karakochuk CD, Liu Y, McCann A, Talukder A, Kroeun H, Ward M, McNulty H, Lynd LD, Kitts DD, Li-Chan ECY, McLean J, Green TJ*. Poor thiamin and riboflavin status is common among women of childbearing age in Cambodia. Journal of Nutrition 2015; 145(3): 628-33.

5. Karakochuk CD, Whitfield KC, Rappaport AI, Barr SI, Vercauteren SM, McLean J, Prak S, Hou K, Talukder A, Devenish R, Green TJ*. The homozygous hemoglobin EE genotype and chronic inflammation are associated with high serum ferritin and soluble transferrin receptor concentrations among women in Cambodia. Journal of Nutrition 2015; 145(12): 2765-73.

4. Karakochuk CD*, Murphy HM, Whitfield KC, Barr SI, Vercauteren SM, Talukder A, Porter K, Kroeun H, Eath M, McLean J, Green TJ. Elevated levels of iron in groundwater in Prey Veng province in Cambodia: a possible factor contributing to high iron stores in women. Journal of Water and Health 2015; 13(2): 575-86.

3. Karakochuk CD*, Janmohamed A, Whitfield KC, Barr SI, Vercauteren SM, Kroeun H, Talukder A, McLean J, Green TJ. Evaluation of two methods to measure hemoglobin concentration among women with genetic hemoglobin disorders in Cambodia: a method-comparison study. Clinica Chimica Acta 2015; 441: 148-55.

2. Karakochuk CD, Whitfield KC, Barr SI, Lamers Y, Devlin AM, Vercauteren SM, Kroeun H, Talukder A, McLean J, Green TJ*. Genetic hemoglobin disorders rather than iron deficiency are a major predictor of hemoglobin concentration in women of reproductive age in rural Prey Veng, Cambodia. Journal of Nutrition 2015; 145(1): 134-42

1. Karakochuk C, van den Briel T, Stephens D, Zlotkin S*. Treatment of moderate acute malnutrition with ready-to-use supplementary food results in higher overall recovery rates compared with a corn-soya blend in children in Ethiopia: an operations research trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2012; 96: 911-6.

 

Books:

Karakochuk CD, Moretti D, Zimmermann M, Kraemer K (Editors). Nutritional Anemia, 2nd Edition. This 2nd edition publication describing the nutritional and non-nutritional causes of anemia. This text was published/released in December 2022. The official book launch and symposium was held at the International Congress of Nutrition in Tokyo in December 2022. Website: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-031-14521-6

Karakochuk CD, Whitfield KC, Green TJ, Kraemer K (Editors). The Biology of the First 1,000 Days. Taylor and Francis. This landmark publication describes the biological mechanisms instrumental to optimal growth and development during the first 1,000 days (conception until two years of age). This book was published Sep 20, 2017 (Taylor and Francis, USA). The official book launch and symposium was held at the 21st International Congress of Nutrition in Buenos Aires on Oct 16, 2017. Available open access: Taylor & Francis Open Access Link.

 

Works by popular press:

Karakochuk CD. Are there potential risks from rice fortification with iron? (Commentary). Sight and Life Magazine 2018 (in press).

Karakochuk CD. Iron supplementation in predominantly iron-replete populations: is there an emerging concern? Sight and Life Magazine 2016; 30(2): 47-54.