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ID:385 1,25(OH) Vitamin D
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DescriptionCalcitriol is the active form of vitamin D (has been hydroxylated in kidney). This test should only be done if 25-OH results do not fit in with clinical picture.
IndicationAssess vitamin D status
Additional InfoPlease note - test not available on ICE. Requests must be discussed with duty biochemist first (Ext 26922). If requesting please hand-write a request form and mark FAO Duty Biochemist.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationCalcitriol is the active form of vitamin D (has been hydroxylated in kidney). This test should only be done if 25-OH results do not fit in with clinical picture.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes20-120 pmol/L
Unitspmol/L


IP Acute TAT30 days
IP Routine TAT30 days
GP Acute TAT30 days
GP Routine TAT30 days
Turnround CommentLinda MacKinnon:linda.mackinnon@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
Originally edited by : JHB. Last edited on 02/07/2020 08:53:46. Published By Matthew Clifford on 02/07/2019 08:53:46.