Toggle Health Problems and D

COVID-19 lung death 4X more likely in Iran if less than 25 ng of vitamin D – Oct 30, 2020

Possible association of vitamin D status with lung involvement and outcome in patients with COVID-19: a retrospective study

European Journal of Nutrition https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-020-02411-0



73 patients in Iran in Spring
Note: 5-month delay from when the report was received to when it was published

COVID-19 treated by Vitamin D - studies, reports, videos
As of Aug 22, 2023, the VitaminDWiki COVID page had:  19 trial results,   37 meta-analyses and reviews,   Mortality studies   see related:   Governments,   HealthProblems,   Hospitals,  Dark Skins,   All 26 COVID risk factors are associated with low Vit D,   Fight COVID-19 with 50K Vit D weekly   Vaccines   Take lots of Vitamin D at first signs of COVID   166 COVID Clinical Trials using Vitamin D (Aug 2023)   Prevent a COVID death: 9 dollars of Vitamin D or 900,000 dollars of vaccine - Aug 2023
5 most-recently changed Virus entries

Id Page Hits Last modification Creator Categories
14713 Multiple Vaccinations might increase Cancer Incidence - Sept 2023 30
30 Sep, 2023 02:27
admin Cancer
12334 26 health factors increase the risk of COVID-19 – all are proxies for low vitamin D 7385
29 Sep, 2023 21:31
admin Skin - Dark
Deficiency of Vitamin D
Cystic Fibrosis
High Risk
Top news
14712 COVID fought by Vitamin D - video review of literature with transcript - Dec 2021 47
29 Sep, 2023 20:39
admin Books, videos on Vitamin D
13765 Long-COVID is now the biggest COVID concern - many studies 31951
29 Sep, 2023 16:31
admin Top news
Vitamin D Receptor
13434 Excess deaths - 5 possible reasons - many studies 25100
27 Sep, 2023 15:41
admin Virus

Items in both categories Virus and Mortality are listed here:

 Download the PDF from VitaminDWiki

Vitamin D deficiency has been reported as a key factor in the development of infectious diseases such as respiratory tract infections and inflammatory processes like acute respiratory distress syndrome. However, the impact of vitamin D on the severity and outcome of COVID-19 is still not fully known. Herein, we aimed to evaluate the prognostic role of serum vitamin D concentration on the extent of lung involvement and final outcome in patients with COVID-19.

Seventy-three subjects with confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 were investigated in this study. The patients had been admitted to our academic hospital from February 28, 2020 to April 19, 2020. Demographic and clinical data, serum 25(OH)D levels, and findings of initial chest computed tomography were recorded. Linear and binary logistic regression, cox regression and ROC curve tests were used for statistical analysis.

The mean age of patients was 55.18 ± 14.98 years old; 46.4% were male. Mean serum 25(OH)D concentration was significantly lower in the deceased (13.83 ± 12.53 ng/ mL compared with discharged patients (38.41 ± 18.51 ng/mL) (P < 0.001). Higher levels of 25(OH)D were associated with significantly less extent of total lung involvement (β = − 0.10, P = 0.004). In addition, vitamin D deficiency [25(OH) D < 25 ng/mL] was associated with a significant increase in the risk of mortality (hazard ratio = 4.15, P = 0.04).

This study suggests that serum vitamin D status might provide useful information regarding the clinical course, extent of lung involvement and outcome of patients with COVID-19. However, further studies with larger sample size are needed to confirm these findings.

Created by admin. Last Modification: Sunday January 10, 2021 04:29:13 GMT-0000 by admin. (Version 12)

Attached files

ID Name Comment Uploaded Size Downloads
14502 Model.jpg admin 30 Oct, 2020 11:57 104.31 Kb 701
14501 Baseline variables.jpg admin 30 Oct, 2020 11:56 70.64 Kb 654
14500 Low D4 X more likely to die of COVID-19 - Oct 30.pdf PDF 2020 admin 30 Oct, 2020 11:38 1.09 Mb 365