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25-Hydroxy Cholecalciferol, Vitamin D3


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Diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency, hypervitaminosis D, differential diagnosis of causes of rickets and osteomalacia, monitoring vitamin D replacement therapy 25-Hydroxy (Vitamin D3) test is done as a routine work-up to assess the sufficiency of Vitamin D, Insufficient vitamin D levels lead to thin, brittle bones. Vitamin D sufficiency prevents rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. Together with calcium, vitamin D also helps protect older adults from osteoporosis. It is also produced endogenously when ultraviolet rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis. Vitamin D obtained from sun exposure, food, and supplements Few food are the natural source of Vitamin D like flesh of fatty fish (such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel) and fish liver oils, Small amounts of vitamin D are found in beef liver, cheese, and egg yolks

Test Code MolQ1003
Turn Around Time Same Day
Pre Test Information Wrap in aluminium foil to protect the specimen from Sunlight. 12 -14 hrs (Overnight) fasting is preferred.
Sample Serum (1ml)
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