For Blood test

I want to do Test for -Vitamin D3 Level .. so which test I must go for ... Vitamin D3 level or Vitamin D3(25-OH) ?Both have same name?
views-icons 33 Views Bookmark this Answer

Doctor Answers (1) on For Blood test

doctor profile image
Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
Hi.... The 25-hydroxy vitamin D test is the most accurate way to measure how much vitamin D is in your body..... A level of 20 nanograms/milliliter to 50 ng/mL is considered adequate for healthy people. A level less than 12 ng/mL indicates vitamin D deficiency...... Adequate vitamin D intake is important for the regulation of calcium and phosphorus absorption, maintenance of healthy bones and teeth, and is suggested to supply a protective effect against multiple diseases....
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
message icon Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?