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Vitamin D Supplementation for the Prevention of Tuberculosis Infection: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: March 31, 2020
Project Number: RB1460-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of tuberculosis infection?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of tuberculosis infection?

Key Message

​One systematic review was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of tuberculosis infection. No evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of tuberculosis infection. ​