Vitamin D, 25-OH, Total, IAMain Content
Test Code: 17306
CPT Code(s): 82306
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
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
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