Vitamin D Zinc Fever
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
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.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Vitamin d and Zinc Levels in Patients With Fever|
|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
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.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01080950
|Assaf Harofeh Mc|