Vitamin d

Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy

Test Name:   Vitamin D 25-Hydroxy
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   VIT D
Specimen Type:   

Serum

Collection Container:   SST-5mls
Container Information
SST TubeSST TubeMicro-SST TubeMicro-SST Tube
Collection Information:    
Test Schedule:  

Monday thru Friday Send-Out

Turnaround Time:   Routine

2 days

Stat / Urgent

 

Reference Interval:  

Levels vary with exposure to sunshine. Dietary intake of vitamin D may affect circulating levels. Samples tested for total 25-OH-D may yeild results lower than actual values due to the potential under recovery of supplemental 25-OH-D2.

Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   Specimen requirement: 2 ml.  Centrifuge only.
Storage & Transport:  

Store and send refrigerated.

Test Referred to :    Reference Laboratory

                 

updated: 2013.09.13  jg

 
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