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Retraction Note: Association between serum vitamin D levels and the risk of kidney stone: evidence from a meta-analysis

Retraction

The Editors are retracting this article [1] because post-publication peer review has identified multiple errors in the methodology of this meta-analysis, which invalidate the conclusions drawn. In addition, there is overlap of text with other published articles; the main sources of overlap are [2,3,4,5]. The authors do not agree with this retraction.

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Correspondence to Hai Wang.

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The original article can be found online at https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-016-0148-y.

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Wang, H., Man, L., Li, G. et al. Retraction Note: Association between serum vitamin D levels and the risk of kidney stone: evidence from a meta-analysis. Nutr J 17, 38 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-018-0344-z

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