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ea0077op5.3 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2021

Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent among patients who died from COVID-19 in the North-East of England.

Motohashi Kenzo , Ann Tee Su , Echevarria Carlos , Burns Graham , Quinton Richard

Background: Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) has been implicated in the pathophysiology of respiratory infections, including Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We assessed vitamin D levels of patients who died from COVID-19 during or following admission to Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals.Methods: We performed a retrospective survey of electronic patient records for 2,355 patients admitted to our institution between 04/02/2020 and 19/01/2021, who had a positive...