DHVD - Overview: 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D, Serum

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Test ID: DHVD    
1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

As a second-order test in the assessment of vitamin D status, especially in patients with renal disease

 

Investigation of some patients with clinical evidence of vitamin D deficiency (eg, vitamin D-dependent rickets due to hereditary deficiency of renal 1-alpha hydroxylase or end-organ resistance to 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D)

 

Differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Extraction/Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

1,25-Dihydroxy Vitamin D
1,25-Dihydroxycholecalciferol
1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3
Calcitriol

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