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Association of vitamin D levels, race/ethnicity, clinical characteristics with COVID-19 test results

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JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Researchers examined if differences in vitamin D levels greater than levels traditionally considered sufficient (30 ng/mL) are associated with having test results positive for COVID-19 in White and in Black individuals.

Authors:  David O. Meltzer, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Chicago, is the corresponding author.

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