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ea0041ep171 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2016

The association between vitamin D deficiency and urinary tract infection in postmenopausal women

Cosic Vesna , Miskic Blazenka , Miskic Karla

Aim: We aimed to examine whether there is any association between serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D3] and silent urinary tract infection (UTI) among postmenopausal women.Methods: Age, postmenopausal period, BMI, white blood cell count, serum C-reactive protein, calcium, phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase, parathormone, serum 25(OH)D3 levels and native urin speicemens were measured in 124 postmenopausal women without signs of UTI, on regular gyne...