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VITAMIN D 25-HYDROXY TEST (25 OH D)

VITAMIN D 25-HYDROXY TEST (25 OH D)

  • $ 129.00


WHAT IS THE PRICE OF A VITAMIN D TEST? 

$129.00

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GET MY LAB TEST RESULTS?

Test results generally take between 24 to 72 business hours after your specimen is collected.

DESCRIPTION:

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that interacts with and regulates more than 200 genes in the body.  Your body absorbs Vitamin D from exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet light on exposed skin, and from plants, fortified foods and supplements.

WHY DO I NEED A VITAMIN D LAB TEST?

Low levels of Vitamin D are associated with a significant increased risk for coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus, and many causes of mortality.


TEST DETAILS:

Low, or abnormal results can sometimes be associated with inadequate sun exposure, air pollution, smoking, decreased fat intake, obesity, malabsorption problems, renal and liver diseases, corticosteroids, anticonvulsants, anti-rejection medications and/or HIV medications.

NORMAL RANGE:

Sufficient:  30 – 100 ng/mL

ABNORMAL RANGE:

Deficient: < 10 ng/mL

Insufficient: 10 – 29 ng/mL

Toxic: 100 ng/mL

WHAT TYPE OF DOCTOR SHOULD I SEE IF MY TEST RESULTS ARE ABNORMAL OR OUT-OF-RANGE?

You should see your primary care physician if your results are out of range.