Key clinical point: Oral vitamin D3 supplementation can achieve protective levels in children with sickle cell disease.
Major finding: A daily 800 IU dose of vitamin D3 was a protective factor (P = .044) to reach optimal blood levels (≥ 30ng/mL).
Study details: Prospective, single-center study of 80 children with SCD.
Disclosures: The authors reported that they had no conflicts of interest.
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