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QuestAssureD™ for Infants, 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, LC/MS/MS

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CPT Code(s)**

82306
**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.

Includes

Vitamin D, 25-OH, Total; Vitamin D, 25-OH, D3; Vitamin D, 25-OH, D2

Methodology

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

Reference Range(s)

Vitamin D, 25-OH, Total 30-100 ng/mL
Vitamin D, 25-OH, D3 Not established
Vitamin D, 25-OH, D2 Not established

Clinical Significance

While measurements of 25(OH)D provide a good index of circulating Vitamin D activity in patients not suffering from renal disease, for infants less than 3 years of age it is important to remove circulating levels of the inactive c3-epimer of Vitamin D from the sample so that total Vitamin D levels are not falsely elevated. Falsely elevated results could erroneously make the child appear to be within normal limits and result in potential under-treatment. Levels of c3-epimer in older children and adults are usually negligible and do not cause falsely elevated Vitamin D results.
This assay employs advanced liquid chromatography - tandem mass spectrometry, which enables the chromatographic separation of the c3-epimer from 25-OH Vitamin D thereby allowing accurate measurement in the presence of c3-epimer. While this assay will produce accurate Vitamin D results on patients of any age, it is specifically indicated for infants less than 3 years of age.

Test FAQ

Vitamin D Testing

Alternative Name(s)

VIT D, Infants

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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