ISSN: 1813-0410

Author : A. Ibraheem, Sana


Alterations of Vitamin "D" level in Sera of Iraqi Population

Ahmed M.Issa; Sana A. Ibraheem

journal of kerbala university, Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 58-64

Vit D is a steroid aid to maintain the normal level of calcium in the circulation. It was measured by the high performance liquid chromatography technique. This technique was of choice in measuring the low levels of vit D in sera. In the current study 60 person (29 males and 31 females) enrolled to assess the level of this vitamin in their bodies. The main level of vit D was 19.21 ng/ml in both sexes and there are many significant differences between males and females in addition to a noticeable change in vit D level due to seasonal variation during summer and winter. The study emphasized on the importance of sun rays as a necessary tool to enhance the level of vit D and prevent vit D deficiency in both sexes