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  • Vitamin D 1, 25 - Dihydroxy

    Test Name:Vitamin D 1, 25 - Dihydroxy
    Epic Order Code:LAB536  
    CPT Code:82652
    Specimen(s) Type:Serum, 1.0 mL
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:Monday - Friday
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
     Routine: 48 - 72 hours
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C within 7 days. If longer storage is required, store and transport at -20° C for up to 6 months.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent volume, incorrect/delay in transport, hemolysis.
    Reference Range:Males:
     <16 years: 24-86 pg/mL
     > 16 years: 18-64 pg/mL
     Females:
     <16 years: 24-86 pg/mL
     > 16 years: 18-78 pg/mL
    Additional Information:This test is primarily indicated during patient evaluation for hypercalcemia and renal failure. A normal result does not rule out Vitamin D deficiency. The recommended test for diagnosing Vitamin D deficiency is Vitamin D 25-hydroxy.