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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeV125
Method

Diasorin Australia Chemiluminescent Immunoassay.

Diagnostic Use / Indications

This is not a valid measure of Vitamin D Stores.

It is the active metabolite of Vitamin D, which may be elevated in patients with granulomatous disease and hypercalcaemia. Apart from the rare indication in patients with hypercalcaemia of unknown cause and a suppressed parathyroid hormone there is little or no clinical reason to request this test.

For further information contact a Chemical Pathologist or Endocrinologist.

External Price$523.84(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

All requests are vetted due to cost.

Specimen Collection Protocols

Serum 1,25 dihydroxy vitamin D3 is stable for 3 days at room temperature. If however transport time is greater that 24 hours  send frozen.

Patient SpecimenBlood 2 mL Plain (T15) only.
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient/frozen
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions>1 mL Plasma or Serum in a dark tube. Freezer
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Steroid Laboratory
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640886 | x80886
Test AvailabilityAnalysed in Australia via Auckland Labplus Laboratory.
Turnaround TimeAt least 4 weeks.
Reference Interval

60-208 pmol/L. Reference interval is under review.

Delphic Number Test Number3755

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