QIMR Berghofer

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory infections: individual participant data meta-analysis

Abstract

Background: Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) exploring the potential of vitamin D to prevent acute respiratory infections have yielded mixed results. Individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis has the potential to identify factors that may explain this heterogeneity.

Authors Martineau, Adrian R.; Jolliffe, David A.; Greenberg, Lauren; Aloia, John F.; Bergman, Peter; Dubnov-Raz, Gal; Esposito, Susanna; Ganmaa, Davaasambuu; Ginde, Adit A.; Goodall, Emma C.; Grant, Cameron C.; Janssens, Wim; Jensen, Megan E.; Kerley, Conor P.; Laaksi, Ilkka; Manaseki-Holland, Semira; Mauger, David; Murdoch, David R.; Neale, Rachel; Rees, Judy R.; Simpson, Steve, Jr.; Stelmach, Iwona; Kumar, Geeta Trilok; Urashima, Mitsuyoshi; Camargo, Carlos A., Jr.; Griffiths, Christopher J.; Hooper, Richard L.
Journal Health Technology Assessment
Pages 1-+
Volume 23
Date 1/01/2019
Grant ID HTA/13/03/25
Funding Body Department of Health