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Vitamin D

SIM

41000 

CPT

82306 

Synonyms

Vitamin D,25-Hydroxy; 25-Hydroxycalciferol; 25-OH-D; Vitamin D3 metabolite; Cholecalciferol;  Calcifediol  

Specimen Type

Serum  

Container

Gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

1 gold top tube

Volume

Volume: 0.5 ml. 
Min. volume: 0.3 ml. 

Additional Information

Rule out vitamin D deficiency. This is not the same as calcitrol or 1,25 dihydroxy vitamin D3.Calcitrol must be ordered separately

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Separate serum  from cells.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

7 days 

Rejection Criteria

Green-top (heparin ) tube; Quantity not sufficient

Reference Range

30-100 ng/mL.

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Vitamin D,25-Hydroxy 

Methodology

Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA) 

Testing Frequency

Monday-Friday  Daily 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice                

Reviewed Date

3/17/2016 

Supplemental

 

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