The potential role of vitamin D for prevention and treatment of tuberculosis and infectious diseases

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Abstract

INTRODUCTION In the pre-antibiotic era, the role of vitamin D in prevention of infectious diseases has been very important. The cod liver oil, one of the most important nutritional source of vitamin D, was used both for treatment of rickets and tuberculosis (TB). Moreover, research has stressed the important role of vitamin D for the immune system. Due to… (More)

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