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Vitamin D supplementation for preventing infections in children less than five years of age

  1. Mohammad Yawar Yakoob,
  2. Zulfiqar A Bhutta*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group

Published Online: 10 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008824

How to Cite

Yakoob MY, Bhutta ZA. Vitamin D supplementation for preventing infections in children less than five years of age (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD008824. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008824.

Author Information

  1. Aga Khan University Hospital, Division of Women and Child Health, Karachi, Pakistan

*Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Division of Women and Child Health, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan. zulfiqar.bhutta@aku.edu.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 10 NOV 2010

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the role of vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of infectious illnesses (pneumonia, TB, malaria, and diarrhoea) in children under five years of age.