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A Vitamin D test is used to determine if bone weakness, bone malfunction or abnormal metabolism of calcium is occurring as a result of a deficiency or excess of Vitamin D, it helps diagnose or monitor problems with parathyroid gland functioning since PTH is essential for vitamin D activation, the list of benefits from taking this test is endless, contact us today to gather more information on obtaining a Vitamin D test also see below for the range of vitamin d checks.
Vitamin D, 1,25-dihydroxy is the active form of vitamin D and is produced primarily in the kidney.
There are two vitamin D tests - Vitamin D (25 OH) and Vitamin D (1, 25 Dihydroxy).
Vitamin D (25 OH) is the better marker of overall D status. It is this marker that is most strongly associated with overall health.
We will send you your Vitamin D (1-25 Dihydroxy) blood test sample collection kit together with the details of a convenient clinic where you can go and have your sample taken.
Your Vitamin D (1-25 Dihydroxy) test includes 1st class postage and packaging for you to send your blood sample directly to our laboratory for analysis. If you live in an area where you cannot rely on the post or you simply want to ensure that your sample arrives at the laboratory the following day, you may wish to send your blood sample guaranteed next day delivery for extra reassurance.