MECHANISMS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY: Vitamin D and COVID-19.

@article{Bilezikian2020MECHANISMSIE,
  title={MECHANISMS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY: Vitamin D and COVID-19.},
  author={J. Bilezikian and D. Bikle and M. Hewison and M. Lazaretti-Castro and A. Formenti and Aakriti Gupta and Mahesh V. Madhavan and N. Nair and Varta Babalyan and N. J. Hutchings and N. Napoli and D. Accili and N. Binkley and D. Landry and A. Giustina},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2020}
}
  • J. Bilezikian, D. Bikle, +12 authors A. Giustina
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • European journal of endocrinology
  • The SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic has generated an explosion of interest both in the mechanisms of infection leading to dissemination and expression of this disease, and in potential risk factors that may have a mechanistic basis for disease propagation or control. Vitamin D has emerged as a factor that may be involved in these two areas. The focus of this article is to apply our current understanding of vitamin D as a facilitator of immunocompetence both with regard to… CONTINUE READING
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