Journal article

Effect of vitamin D supplementation on antibiotic use: a randomized controlled trial

Tran Bich, Bruce K Armstrong, Peter R Ebeling, Dallas R English, Michael G Kimlin, Jolieke C van der Pols, Alison Venn, Val Gebski, David C Whiteman, Penelope M Webb, Rachel E Neale

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition | AMER SOC NUTRITION-ASN | Published : 2014


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

Supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) (grant 613655 and fellowships to PMW, REN, and AV), the Australian Research Council (a future fellowship to DCW), the Cancer Council Queensland (senior research fellowship to MGK), and the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Sun and Health (postdoctoral research fellowship to BT). The investigational product was supplied free of charge by sanofi-aventis healthcare pty ltd trading as Sanofi Consumer Healthcare.The authors' responsibilities were as follows-BT: performed the statistical analysis and wrote the manuscript; REM: designed research, conceived the analyses, and revised the manuscript; BRA, PRE, DRE, MGK, JCvdP, AV, VG, DCW and PMW: designed the research and revised the manuscript; and all authors: contributed to the interpretation of data and approved the final version of the manuscript. The department of PRE (Northwest Academic Centre, University of Melbourne, and Western Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) has received research funding and honoraria for speaker fees from sanofi-aventis healthcare. BT, BKR, DRE, MGK, JCvdP, AV, VG, DCW, PMW, and REM had no conflicts of interest. sanofi-aventis healthcare pty ltd had no role in the study other than providing the investigational product.