Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 28th, 2005
"The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) is high amongst foreign-born persons resident in developed countries. Vitamin D is important in the host D; defense against TB in vitro and deficiency may be an acquired risk factor for this disease," scientists in England report.
"We aimed to determine the incidence and associations of vitamin D deficiency in TB patients diagnosed at an infectious diseases unit in London, UK. Case-note analysis" was completed for "210 unselected patients diagnosed with TB who had plasma...
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