Vitamin D


Test Information

Test Name

Vitamin D

Synonyms

25 OH vitamin D; 25 Hydroxycholecalciferol; Cholecalciferol

Department

Immunology; Referral

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLW; Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

VITD / VITN (only for paid requests)

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Paid request process inhouse Immunology; all others referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Tauranga

Process in PLW Immunology

- Whakatane

Process in PLW Immunology

- Rotorua

Hospital request process in PLW Immunology; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Taupo

Hospital request process in PLW Immunology; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Alternative Specimen

EDTA; Heparin


Methodology

Contact Information

tim.taylor@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website