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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Vitamin D (1,25-diOH vitamin D)
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
5 mL
Special requirements for specimen collection
No special dietary restriction is necessary
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
May assist in distinguishing the various types of of vitamin D resistant states from vitamin D deficiency. Also may be helpful in assessing calcium abnormalties in some patients with renal disease, in malignancy-associated hypercalcaemia and in sarcoidosis.
Turn around time
40 working days
Referral laboratory (if applicable)
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Last modified: 02/08/2017