Volume 27, Issue 11 (Monthly-Feb 2017)                   Stud Med Sci 2017, 27(11): 996-1002 | Back to browse issues page

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Gharebaghi N, Nikonejad A. Study of seroum levels of vitamine D, calcium and parathyroid hormone in patient with tuberculosis and comparison with control group (a case control study). Stud Med Sci. 2017; 27 (11) :996-1002
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-3537-en.html
Urmia medical univercity , Naser.Gharebaghi@yahoo.com
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Background & Aims: Numerous studies showed that vitamin D has direct effect on the innate and acquired immune system. Serum levels of vitamin D play an important role in the incidence of infectious disease and also the outcome of its treatment.

Materials & Methods: In this observational and cross-sectional study, the serum levels of vitamin D, calcium, and, PTH in 44 patients with different forms of tuberculosis were compared with the control group.

Results: In this study serum level of vitamin D in patients (mean 15.07± 15.99) was significantly lower than the control group (mean: 16.88±9.88) (p = 0.05). Serum level of calcium in patients group (9.15±0.59) was significantly (P < 0.001) lower than the control group (9.53 ± 0.26). Serum level of PTH in patient group (33.08 ± 21.73) did not have significant difference with the control group (38.2 ± 19.1) (p = 0.178).

Conclusion: According to this study low serum level of vitamin D and calcium may be a risk factor for reactivation of TB in some patients.

SOURCE: URMIA MED J 2017: 27(11): 1002 ISSN: 1027-3727

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