STTM Vitamin Deficiency Panel
Fasting Required: Overnight fasting is preferred.

Specimen: Blood

Lab: Quest Diagnostics

Results: 5-7 business days
Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Tests Included:

Vitamin D, 25 Hydroxy:
This highly automated test measures both D2 and D3 together and reports a total 25-hydroxy.

Vitamin D is also known as the "sunshine vitamin" because the body manufactures the vitamin after being exposed to sunshine. Ten to 15 minutes of sunshine 3 times weekly is enough to produce the body's requirement of vitamin D. Needed for strong bones and teeth, Vitamin D helps your body absorb the amount of calcium it needs. It also has other roles in the body, including modulation of cell growth, neuromuscular and immune function, and reduction of inflammation. There are associations between low Vitamin D levels and peripheral vascular disease, certain cancers, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile diabetes, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's disease.

Foods that are rich in Vitamin D:
•milk fortified with vitamin D
•fish
•egg yolks
•liver
•fortified cereal

Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid (Folate):
Both Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid helps the body make red blood cells.

CMP-14 :
Frequently ordered group of 14 laboratory tests that gives important information about the current status of your health. Includes: Glucose, Kidney, Liver, Fluid & Electrolytes, and Calcium.