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Low levels of vitamin D in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder: association with disease disability

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Patients with autoimmune disorders often have low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D3], which correlates with disability or disease activity. Vitamin D may play a role in neuromyelitis optica (NMO) or NMO spectrum disorder (NMOSD), as an important factor involved in immunological pathways. We investigated the relationship between vitamin D levels and disease related disability and clinical activity in patients with NMOSD. Blood samples from 51 patients with NMOSD who were positive for ant...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0107274

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
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Public Library of Science
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PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
9
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ARTN e107274
Publication date:
2014-09-11
Acceptance date:
2014-08-09
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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uuid:1ad03927-6ef4-497f-a229-3bca5dcfb160
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pubs:484753
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484753
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2014-09-29

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