Vitamin D, 25-OH, Total, IA

Supply #T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 17306

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance: Measurement of serum 25-OH vitamin D concentrations provide a good index of circulating vitamin D activity in patients not suffering from renal disease. Lower than normal 25-OH vitamin D levels can result from a dietary deficiency, poor absorption of the vitamin or impaired metabolism of the sterol in the liver. A 25-OH vitamin D deficiency can lead to bone diseases such as rickets and osteomalacia. Above normal levels can lead to hypercalcemia

Additional names: 25 OH Vitamin D;Vitamin D; 25-OH,25-Hydroxy Vitamin D; Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy

Collection Guide: 

Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Preferred Specimen Requirements: Serum

Preferred Volume: 1mL

Container Type: Serum Separator tube (SST)

Patient Preparation: Fasting preferred

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability:
 Room Temperature: 14 Days

Reject due:
 Plasma; Specimens exceeding stability; Unlabeled or improperly labeled specimens; Specimens other than serum

For additional supply or collection device information, please contact DLO's Customer Service at (800) 891-2917, option 2.