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Test Code VITD VITAMIN D, 25-OH (TOTAL)

Important Note

Test subject to Medicare National Coverage Determination (NCD).  

Click on this link for more information: Vitamin D

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reference Range

All ages:
Deficiency: <10 ng/mL 
Insufficiency: 10-30 ng/mL
Sufficiency:  30-100 ng/mL
Toxicity: >100 ng/mL

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum Refrigerate 2.5 mL 0.8 mL 0.5 mL 7 days
*2 Yellow Microtainers   Refrigerate 1.2 mL     7 days

Samples that are markedly lipemic, markedly hemolyzed or markedly icteric are not acceptable.

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
VITD Vitamin D (25,OH) 62292-8

 

Instrumentation

DiaSorin Liaison XL

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Vitamin D (25, OH) 82306

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / 3 days / Not available STAT

Section

Chemistry-2

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes