Newcastle Laboratories

1,25 - Dihydroxycholecalciferol

Clinical Background:

Investigation of patients with clinical evidence of vitamin D deficiency i.e. hereditary deficiency of renal 1-alpha hydroxylase or end organ resistance. May be used in the differential diagnosis o...

Investigation of patients with clinical evidence of vitamin D deficiency i.e. hereditary deficiency of renal 1-alpha hydroxylase or end organ resistance. May be used in the differential diagnosis of hypercalciaemia i.e. sarcoidosis

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Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Serum

    Serum

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    0.5 mL blood

    0.5 mL blood

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    0.5 mL blood

    0.5 mL blood

  • Special Requirement:

    Store at -20°C

    Store at -20°C

  • Transport Requirements:

    Ambient temperature

    Ambient temperature

  • Reference Ranges:

    20-120 pmol/L

    20-120 pmol/L

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Duty Biochemist

  • Routine Telephone:

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

  • Routine Email:

Availability:

Sample sent to an external laboratory for testing.

Turn Around:

4 weeks

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