Vitamin D in primary biliary cirrhosis, a plausible marker of advanced disease.

@article{AgmonLevin2015VitaminDI,
  title={Vitamin D in primary biliary cirrhosis, a plausible marker of advanced disease.},
  author={Nancy Agmon-Levin and Ron Kopilov and Carlo Selmi and Udi Nussinovitch and Mar{\'i}a S{\'a}nchez-Casta{\~n}{\'o}n and Marcos L{\'o}pez-Hoyos and Howie Amital and Shaye Kivity and Eric M Gershwin and Yehuda Shoenfeld},
  journal={Immunologic research},
  year={2015},
  volume={61 1-2},
  pages={
          141-6
        }
}
Vitamin D immune-modulating effects were extensively studied, and low levels have been linked with autoimmune diseases. The associations of vitamin D with autoimmune diseases of the liver, and particularly primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), are yet to be defined. Hence, in this study, serum levels of vitamin D were determined in 79 patients with PBC and 70 age- and sex-matched controls by the LIAISON chemiluminescent immunoassays (DiaSorin-Italy). Clinical and serological parameters of patients… CONTINUE READING
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