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VITAMIN D Blood Spot Test

$175.00

Vitamin D blood spot test detail:

Vitamin D is an essential hormone necessary for formation, growth and health of bones. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to increased risk for many common diseases, listed below. It is required for immune function and normal calcium absorption. It is recommended the Vitamin D blood spot test be repeated annually.

N.B. Mildly low Vitamin D levels is not considered dangerous. Very low levels of Vitamin D can usually be corrected via Vitamin D supplementation. Hi levels of Vitamin D, (Proficiency) is a more serious condition, but very rarely seen. TestoChecker Functional does not suggest using this test to rule out Excessive Vitamin D due to it being so rarely detected.

Collection method: Dried blood spot technology

The Vitamin D blood spot test requires a few drops of blood from a quick and nearly painless prick of the finger. 

Test Method: LC-MS/MS

Assesses:

  • Vitamin D2 
  • Vitamin D3 
  • Total D 

Everything included: The Vitamin D blood spot test kit contains all necessary test request documentation. Print, sign and return with samples using Reply Paid Express Post with Parcel Tracking (included).

Relative conditions:

  • Severe fatigue
  • Minimal sun exposure
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cancer
  • Schizophrenia
  • Low blood calcium levels
  • Diabetes type I & II
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Osteoporosis/osteomalacia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Bone/muscle or joint pain
  • Depression & mood disorders

Outcomes and Actions:

Slightly low, or moderately low levels of Vitamin D is not cause for alarm. In fact this can be corrected simply by adding foods rich in Vitamin D to your diet.

Vitamin D is also referred to by other names such as: Calcitriol (or 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D), ergocalciferol (vitamin D2), cholecalciferol (vitamin D3), calcidiol (25-hydroxyvitamin D).


 

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