Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy CPT: 82306
Vitamin D3 Metabolite
Expected Turnaround Time
Within 1 day
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
0.3 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube.
If tube other than a gel-barrier tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.
To determine if you have a vitamin D deficiency; if you are receiving vitamin D supplementation, to determine if it is adequate.
When you have an abnormal calcium, phosphorus, and/or parathyroid hormone level; when you have evidence of bone disease or bone weakness; when you are at high risk of deficiency or a healthcare practitioner suspects that you might have a vitamin D deficiency; prior to starting drug treatment for osteoporosis; periodically to monitor treatment of vitamin D deficiency.
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm.