2.5 ml Serum - SST; Acceptable but Serum must be transfered to a Screw Top Transfer Vial.
MAYO - Screw Cap Transfer Vial
Spin and separate
Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days
Frozen - 14 days
Ambient - 7 days
1,25 Dihyroxyvitamin D, VD1, 82652.0
Mayo Medical Labs (DHVD/8822); R-MM
Days Set Up:
Mo - Fr
2 - 3 days
M ≥: 18-64 pg/ml
F ≥: 18-78 pg/ml
Collection/ Processing Details:
Specimen should be collected from a Fasting Patient (4 hour Fast Preferred). Useful for: Differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia; used to monitor dietary deficiency or toxicity in the presence of renal disease, may be useful in investigation of some patients with clinical Vitamin D deficiency due to hereditary deficiency ofn renal 1-alpha hydroxylase. SST Acceptable but MUST be Transfered to a Screw Top Transfer Vial before transport.