Vitamin D, 25 hydroxy
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume0.5 mL serum, or plasma.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolCollect blood in appropriate vacutainer tube. Allow serum to clot at room temperature for 30 to 60 min prior to separation. Centrifuge to separate serum from the clot. Transfer serum into leakproof tube. Avoid exposure to light.
This test is sent to an external laboratory. Profile includes PTH, ionized calcium, and 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Interpretation of results by veterinary endocrinologist automatically included. Shipping (test code: xtrnu) and handling (test code: xhand) fees are also applicable on each submission. External test price is subject to change.