What is a Vitamin D test?
The Vitamin D test checks the extent of this essential substance in your blood. It is common to diagnose Vitamin D deficiencies or to monitor treatment for a known deficiency. The main function of Vitamin D is to aid in the absorption of calcium during bone formation. Vitamin D blood testing is often done to check your levels, so deficiencies are often corrected. Vitamin D testing could also be used to detect Vitamin D toxicity, a condition during which there's more than Vitamin D in the body.
When is the Vitamin D test recommended?
It is recommended:
An inadequate level of Vitamin D is named a deficiency. A Vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency if you've got symptoms that suggest low levels.
Testing may also be used to check a rare Vitamin D toxicity due to excess intake of Vitamin D supplements.
Check your Vitamin D levels if you are being treated for a previously detected deficiency.
What does it measure?
The Vitamin D test is to measure:
A Vitamin D test measures the levels of Vitamin D in the blood.
Two forms of Vitamin D can be processed in the blood: 25-hydroxyVitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxy Vitamin D.
25-hydroxyVitamin D is the major form is found in the blood and is the relatively inactive precursor to the active hormone, 1,25-dihydroxy Vitamin D. Because of the long half-life and higher concentration, 25-hydroxyVitamin D is commonly measured to assess and monitor Vitamin D status in individuals.
There are two major sorts of Vitamin D (ergocalciferol) that are made in plants, like yeast or mushrooms. It will be available as a supplement and in fortified foods.
Vitamin D3 is generated in the skin when it has been exposed to sunlight. It is also found in some animal-based foods and may even be consumed in certain fortified foods or dietary supplements.
How long will the reports take?
The reports will take about 6 hours after the blood sample is collected.
What is the cost of the Vitamin D test in Bangalore?
The cost of the vitamin B test in Bangalore is Rs. 1500.
How often should I get tested for Vitamin D test?
The Vitamin D test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values of the Vitamin D test?
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Vitamin D test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Vitamin D test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Vitamin D test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Vitamin D test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab with us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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