Vitamin D Zinc Fever

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2010 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 5, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 5, 2010
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Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center

Brief Summary:

Zinc and vitamin d deficiency are associated with a state of inflammation/atherosclerosis.

There are studies demonstrating an association between vitamin d deficiency and respiratory illnesses.

Both zinc and vitamin d are associated with oxidative stress and inflammation.

Condition or disease
Sepsis Fever Vitamin D

Detailed Description:

Both vit. d and zinc share anti inflammatory and anti oxidative actions. vit. d deficiency is associated with an increase in serum levels of proinflammatory cytokines and decreased levels of anti inflammatory cytokines.

there are reports concerning the association of vit. d deficiency with infections.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Vitamin d and Zinc Levels in Patients With Fever
Study Start Date : March 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2011

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Drug Information available for: Vitamin D

fever zinc vit. d
patients with fever but without sepsis
sepsis zinc vit. d
patients with sepsis

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
blood drawn for vitamin d will be freezed and stored until all samples have been collected and only than will it be analyzed.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients hospitalized with fever and or sepsis.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age>18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • CCT<90
  • taking calcium
  • hyper/hypoparathyroidism
  • active malignancy.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01080950

Contact: renana shor, md 97289779240

Assaf Harofeh Mc Not yet recruiting
Zerifin, Israel
Principal Investigator: renana shor, md         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center

Responsible Party: renana shor md, Assaf - Harofeh MC Identifier: NCT01080950     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: vitamin d zinc and fever
First Posted: March 5, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Keywords provided by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center:
vitamin d

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Body Temperature Changes
Signs and Symptoms
Vitamin D
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Trace Elements