Vitamin D and TB

Getting enough vitamin D may help reduce the risk of becoming infected with tuberculosis. A recent study showed that people with low levels had a higher risk of either contracting the disease or having a flare-up of a latent TB infection. The short story is here:

http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=50079

…where they point to this URL for the complete article:

http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/525268

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