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Antibiotics for Q-Fever result in photosensitivity and huge drop in vitamin D levels – Dec 2013

Vitamin D and prolonged treatment with photosensitivity-associated antibiotics.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Dec;57(12):6409-10. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01969-13. Epub 2013 Oct 7.
Angelakis E1, Oddoze C, Raoult D.
1Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, URMITE CNRS-IRD 198 UMR 6236, Université de la Méditerranée, Faculté de Médecine, Marseille, France.
No abstract

The longer the drug treatment (and staying out of the sun), the lower the vitamin D level


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  1. Bacteria
  2. Q-Fever
  3. treat with doxycycline and hydroxychloroquine
  4. photosensitivity resulting from the drugs
  5. low level of vitamin D
    which might be due to
       drugs used (doxycycline and hydroxychloroquine)
       less sun

See also VitaminDWiki

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