Vitamin D Total ( Vitamin D – 25 Hydroxy )
Vitamin D Total test ( Vitamin D – 25 Hydroxy (Vitamin D2 + Vitamin D3)is ordered to screen people who are at risk of deficiency. Apart from adults with signs and symptoms of osteomalacia and children with rickets, elderly persons not having enough exposure to sunlight may also be recommended for vitamin D test. The test may also be recommended to determine the effectiveness of treatment given for the vitamin D deficiency.
Specimen Type: Blood
Test Preparation: No special preparation is required for the test.