Sample type: Serum
Test name: Vitamin D a.k.a. 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol
Condition / Indication: Vitamin D deficiency
Special precautions & notes: Analysis not appropriate within 6 months of a previous result.
Reference range: Less than 30 nmol/L = Vitamin D deficiency. 30 - 50 nmol/L = May be inadequate in some people. Above 50 nmol/L = Sufficient for almost the whole population.
Container: Serum (Gold top)
Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? No
Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry
Section: Automated Laboratory
Turnaround time: 7 days