High-dose vitamin D3 during intensive-phase antimicrobial treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: a double-blind randomised controlled trial
Authors listAR Martineau PM Timms GH Bothamley Y Hanifa K Islam AP Claxton GE Packe JC Moore-Gillon M Darmalingam RN Davidson HJ Milburn LV Baker RD Barker NJ Woodward TR Venton KE Barnes CJ Mullett AK Coussens CM Rutterford CA Mein GR Davies Robert Wilkinson V Nikolayevskyy FA Drobniewski SM Eldridge CJ Griffiths
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Vitamin D was used to treat tuberculosis in the pre-antibiotic era, and its metabolites induce antimycobacterial immunity in vitro. Clinical trials investigating the effect of adjunctive vitamin D on sputum culture conversion are absent.
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