Med J Aust 2013; 199 (10): 648-649. Doi: 10.5694/mja13.11174
Anna P Ralph, MPH, FRACP, PhD, Clinical Research Fellow1
Robyn M Lucas, MB ChB, PhD, FAFPHM, Associate Professor2
1 Global and Tropical Health, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT.
2 National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
It may be worthwhile to test for and treat vitamin D deficiency in latent infection, but not in active TB
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- Overview Tuberculosis and Vitamin D
- Tuberculosis varies with UVB in Australia - March 2013
- Every TB patient benefited from 2 doses of 600,000 IU of vitamin D – RCT Jan 2013 Treatment, not just prevention
- Vitamin D probably can prevent and treat TB and infectious diseases – 2012
- TB treatment helped with Vitamin D – RCT Sept 2012