Specimen: 3 mL (1.5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 72 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 3 weeks
Comment: This assay measures both D2 and D3 components.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: 25-Hydroxy vitamin D represents the main body reservoir and transport form. Mild to moderate deficiency is associated with Osteoporosis / Secondary Hyperparathyroidism while severe deficiency causes Rickets in children and Osteomalacia in adults. Prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency is approximately >50% specially in the elderly. This assay is useful for diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency and Hypervitaminosis D. It is also used for differential diagnosis of causes of Rickets & Osteomalacia and for monitoring Vitamin D replacement therapy.
Specialty: Endocrinologist, Orthopedician, Physician
Disease: Disorders of Bone, Health Checkup
Components: Disorders of Bone, Health Checkup
Home Collection: Available
Department: THYROID & HORMONES
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required