QuestAssureD 25-Hydroxy and 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D, LC/MS/MS

Supply # 53712 Red Top Tube (NO GEL) 10mL

Test Code: 16761

CPT Code(s): 82306, 82652

Includes: 92888 QuestAssureDâ„¢ 25-Hydroxyvitamin D (D2, D3), LC/MS/MS and 16558 Vitamin D, 1,25-Dihydroxy, LC/MS/MS

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Clinical Significance: Vitamin D originating from dietary and endogenous sources is converted to 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the liver, and subsequently to 1, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D in the kidney. Measurement of both the 1, 25-Dihydroxy and 25-Hydroxy forms provide insights into a variety of medical conditions such Vitamin D status in renal failure, differential diagnosis of primary, secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism. Differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia and type I and II inherited rickets.

Additional names: N/A

Collection Guide: 

Supply: 53712 Red Top Tube (NO GEL) 10mL

Preferred Specimen: Serum

Preferred Volume: 1.5mL

Transport Container: Red Top Tube (NO GEL)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Special Instructions: Fasting preferred, but not required. Collect blood in a standard red-top serum vacutainer® tube. Allow blood to clot at room temperature. Centrifuge and separate the serum from the cells immediately.

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 21 days

Reject due: Gross hemolysis, lipemia, icteris; Plasma; Serum not serparted from clot within 48 hours; Heparinized or EDTA Plasma

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