Animal study: vitamin D as an adjunct therapy for the treatment of Pneumocystis pneumonia Vitamin D Council
- This disease frequently affects those who suffer from acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), etc.
- In 2014, the incidence of PcP in the United States was 9% among hospitalized AIDS patients
- The mortality rate for PcP is between 5-40% if treated and 100% if untreated.
- 300IU/kg/day of vitamin D to mice helped treatment