Ordering Recommendation

May be useful for evaluating calcium metabolism in individuals with hypercalcemia or renal failure in addition to Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy testing. Test is not appropriate for diagnosing vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency.

Mnemonic
VIT D 1,25
Methodology

Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube or plain red, lithium heparin or EDTA plasma.

Specimen Preparation

Allow serum separator or plain red tube to sit for 15-20 minutes at room temperature for proper clot formation. Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

19.9-79.3 pg/mL

Interpretive Data

This test is primarily indicated during patient evaluation for hypercalcemia and renal failure. A normal result does not rule out Vitamin D deficiency. The recommended test for diagnosing Vitamin D deficiency is Vitamin D 25-hydroxy. 

No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82652

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0080385 Vitamin D, 1,25-Dihydroxy 1649-3
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Aliases
  • 1,25-(OH)2-D
  • 1,25-Dihydroxy Vitamin D
  • 1,25-Dihydroxycholecalciferol
  • 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D
  • 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3
  • Calcitriol
  • D, 1-25 Dihydroxy, Vitamin
  • Vit D 1,25
Vitamin D, 1, 25-Dihydroxy