P L Jooste

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Affiliation: Medical Research Council
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi Knowledge of iodine nutrition in the South African adult population
    P L Jooste
    Divison of Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 8:382-6. 2005
  2. doi Methods for determination of iodine in urine and salt
    Pieter L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:77-88. 2010
  3. pmc Assessment of the iodine concentration in table salt at the production stage in South Africa
    Pieter L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 81:517-21. 2003
  4. ncbi Monitoring the effect of introducing mandatory iodisation at an elevated iodine concentration on the iodine content of retailer salt after 1, 3 and 5 years in South Africa
    Pieter L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 55:555-9. 2004
  5. pmc Iodine concentration in household salt in South Africa
    P L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 79:534-40. 2001
  6. ncbi Sources of household salt in South Africa
    Pieter L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:159-62. 2005
  7. ncbi Short-term effectiveness of mandatory iodization of table salt, at an elevated iodine concentration, on the iodine and goiter status of schoolchildren with endemic goiter
    P L Jooste
    National Research Program for Nutritional Intervention and the Biostatistics Division of the Center for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa of the Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:75-80. 2000
  8. ncbi The use of iodised salt in the manufacturing of processed foods in South Africa: bread and bread premixes, margarine, and flavourants of salty snacks
    M J Harris
    Nutrition and Dietetics Unit, Department of Medicine, Medical School, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 54:13-9. 2003
  9. ncbi The effect of dietary iron deficiency on the fatty acid composition of plasma and erythrocyte membrane phospholipids in the rat
    H Y Tichelaar
    National Research Programme for Nutritional Intervention of the Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 56:229-33. 1997
  10. ncbi Nutritional status of rural children in the Lesotho Highlands
    P L Jooste
    Medical Research Council, National Research Programme for Nutritional Intervention, Tygerberg, South Africa
    East Afr Med J 74:680-9. 1997

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Publications19

  1. ncbi Knowledge of iodine nutrition in the South African adult population
    P L Jooste
    Divison of Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 8:382-6. 2005
    ..To determine the level of knowledge regarding iodine nutrition and its relationship with socio-economic status in the South African population...
  2. doi Methods for determination of iodine in urine and salt
    Pieter L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:77-88. 2010
    ..Rapid test kits are suitable for qualitative use in situations where iodised salt need to be distinguished from non-iodised salt, preferably with titration back-up...
  3. pmc Assessment of the iodine concentration in table salt at the production stage in South Africa
    Pieter L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 81:517-21. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi Monitoring the effect of introducing mandatory iodisation at an elevated iodine concentration on the iodine content of retailer salt after 1, 3 and 5 years in South Africa
    Pieter L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 55:555-9. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc Iodine concentration in household salt in South Africa
    P L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 79:534-40. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi Sources of household salt in South Africa
    Pieter L Jooste
    Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:159-62. 2005
    ..Intervention strategies should mobilize all role players involved in unconventional marketing channels of household salt to provide only iodized salt to consumers, as required by law...
  7. ncbi Short-term effectiveness of mandatory iodization of table salt, at an elevated iodine concentration, on the iodine and goiter status of schoolchildren with endemic goiter
    P L Jooste
    National Research Program for Nutritional Intervention and the Biostatistics Division of the Center for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa of the Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:75-80. 2000
    ..Goiter rates and iodine deficiency usually show marked improvement in efficacy studies of mandatory iodization of salt, but little is known about the short-term effectiveness of mandatory iodization...
  8. ncbi The use of iodised salt in the manufacturing of processed foods in South Africa: bread and bread premixes, margarine, and flavourants of salty snacks
    M J Harris
    Nutrition and Dietetics Unit, Department of Medicine, Medical School, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 54:13-9. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi The effect of dietary iron deficiency on the fatty acid composition of plasma and erythrocyte membrane phospholipids in the rat
    H Y Tichelaar
    National Research Programme for Nutritional Intervention of the Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 56:229-33. 1997
    ..Additional omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids may be necessary to counteract the effect of iron deficiency in rats...
  10. ncbi Nutritional status of rural children in the Lesotho Highlands
    P L Jooste
    Medical Research Council, National Research Programme for Nutritional Intervention, Tygerberg, South Africa
    East Afr Med J 74:680-9. 1997
    ..The results showed that these nutritionally vulnerable children should be monitored for the impact of the dam construction on their nutritional status...
  11. ncbi Epidemiology and control of schistosomiasis mansoni in communities living on the Cuando River floodplain of East Caprivi, Namibia
    C H Schutte
    Medical Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 89:631-44. 1995
    ..Neither the bovine schistosome, S. mattheei, nor the lechwe schistosomes, S. margrebowiei and S. leiperi, were observed in the excreta of humans living in the area...
  12. pmc Prevalence of goitre and urinary iodine status of primary-school children in Lesotho
    Masekonyela Linono Damane Sebotsa
    Food and Nutrition Coordinating Office, Maseru, Lesotho
    Bull World Health Organ 81:28-34. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence of goitre, urinary iodine status, coverage of supplementation of iodized oil capsules, and current use of iodized salt in children in Lesotho...
  13. ncbi Iodine content of salt 2 years after the introduction of the universal salt iodisation legislation in Lesotho
    Masekonyela Linono Damane Sebotsa
    P Bag A78, Maseru 100, Lesotho
    Br J Nutr 93:917-22. 2005
    ..During enforcement more emphasis should be given to iodisation of coarse salt...
  14. ncbi Assessment of iodine status using dried blood spot thyroglobulin: development of reference material and establishment of an international reference range in iodine-sufficient children
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, LFV E19, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4881-7. 2006
    ..Thyroglobulin (Tg) may be a valuable indicator of improving thyroid function in children after salt iodization. A recently developed Tg assay for use on dried whole blood spots (DBS) makes sampling practical, even in remote areas...
  15. ncbi Treatment of iodine deficiency in school-age children increases insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF binding protein-3 concentrations and improves somatic growth
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, LFV E19, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:437-42. 2007
    ..Iodine deficiency in utero impairs fetal growth, but the relationship between iodine deficiency and postnatal growth is less clear...
  16. ncbi Assessment of the sustainability of the iodine-deficiency disorders control program in Lesotho
    Masekonyela Linono Damane Sebotsa
    Food and Nutrition Coordinating Office, P Bag A78, Maseru 100, Lesotho
    Food Nutr Bull 28:337-47. 2007
    ..The Lesotho universal salt iodization legislation was enacted in 2000 as an iodine-deficiency disorders control program and has never been evaluated...
  17. ncbi Iodine status as determined by urinary iodine excretion in Lesotho two years after introducing legislation on universal salt iodization
    Masekonyela Linono Damane Sebotsa
    Food and Nutrition Coordinating Office, Lesotho, South Africa
    Nutrition 21:20-4. 2005
    ..We assessed the urinary iodine status of school children and women of child-bearing age in Lesotho 2 y after the introduction of legislation on universal salt iodization...
  18. ncbi New reference values for thyroid volume by ultrasound in iodine-sufficient schoolchildren: a World Health Organization/Nutrition for Health and Development Iodine Deficiency Study Group Report
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Ruschlikon, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:231-7. 2004
    ..In areas of mild-to-moderate IDDs, measurement of thyroid volume (Tvol) by ultrasound is preferable to palpation for grading goiter, but interpretation requires reference criteria from iodine-sufficient children...
  19. ncbi Vitamin A supplementation in iodine-deficient African children decreases thyrotropin stimulation of the thyroid and reduces the goiter rate
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1040-4. 2007
    ..Vitamin A (VA) deficiency (VAD) and iodine deficiency (ID) often coexist in children in Africa. VAD may affect thyroid function and the response to iodine prophylaxis...