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To determine the mean serum zinc levels in preterm infants 1-6 months of age and to compare the mean serum zinc levels in breast fed versus Formula Fed preterm infants. Methods: In this descriptive study 222 preterm infants of 1-6 months of age were included. Blood samples were taken from each participant for serum zinc analysis. Results:The mean age of all preterm infants was 2.22 + 1.52 months. There were total 141 (63.5%) male while 81 (36.5%) were female. Mean zinc level among all thedoaj:38e5d5608bed4f2c959d342671932808 fatcat:rxvtjknb3jd2ngptcmtxbyb4za