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Study of Vitamin D3 Substitution to Patients With Primary Immunodeficiency (VITAPID)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01131858
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 27, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Peter Bergman, Karolinska University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Hypothesis: Cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) prevent respiratory tract infections in patients with primary immunodeficiency.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder Drug: Vigantol Drug: Placebo Phase 1 Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 140 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Placebo Controlled Double Blinded Study of Vitamin D3 Substitution to Patients With Primary Immunodeficiency
Study Start Date : March 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2011

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Drug: Placebo

Active Comparator: Vitamin D
Vigantol (cholecalciferol) 4000 IE/day
Drug: Vigantol
Vigantol 4000IU/day

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Infectious score [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Antimicrobial peptide expression in nasal fluid [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  2. Serum levels of 25-OH Vitamin D3 [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  3. Consumption of antibiotics [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  4. Number of positive bacterial cultures in nasal swabs [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18-75
  • Increased number of respiratory tract infections
  • At least 42 days of infections during 2008 or 2009
  • S-25 OH vitamin D3 < 250 nM
  • Not planning a pregnancy during the coming year
  • Accepting the use of contraceptives during 1 year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Continuous antibiotic treatment
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Kidney disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pregnancy
  • Kidney stone
  • Heart medication (glycosides)

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Karolinska Univerisity Hospital
Stockholm, Sweden, 18146
Sponsors and Collaborators
Karolinska University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Jan Andersson, MD/PhD Karolinska University Hospital
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Peter Bergman, MD, PhD, Karolinska University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01131858    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009/1678-31/4
First Posted: May 27, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2012
Last Verified: April 2012
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn