Association of Vitamin D Status, Other Clinical Characteristics With COVID-19 Test Results

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This observational study examines whether patients’ most recent vitamin D levels and treatment for insufficient vitamin D levels are associated with test results for COVID-19.

Authors: David O. Meltzer M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Chicago, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.19722)

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