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Vitamin D Zinc Fever

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2010 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: March 5, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2010
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Information provided by:
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center

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.

Sepsis Fever Vitamin D

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Vitamin d and Zinc Levels in Patients With Fever

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Further study details as provided by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center:

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.

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: March 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
fever zinc vit. d
patients with fever but without sepsis
sepsis zinc vit. d
patients with sepsis

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.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01080950

Contact: renana shor, md 97289779240 renanashor@yahoo.com

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

Responsible Party: renana shor md, Assaf - Harofeh MC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01080950     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: vitamin d zinc and fever
First Submitted: March 3, 2010
First Posted: March 5, 2010
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