Vitamin D Test – €65

Vitamin D deficiency  increases susceptibility to other more serious conditions. Irish people are vulnerable Vitamin D deficiency due to the long winters and lack of sunlight. This Vitamin D Test measures 25-Hydroxyvitamin D levels in the blood.

Vitamin D testing is not suitable for children under the age of 18. In some cases, under 18’s may have different blood protein levels which may affect the results of most Vitamin D tests currently available.

65.00

Why is Vitamin D important?

Vitamin D levels protects the body from a wide range of diseases including:

  • Viruses
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Bone disease including osteoporosis

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to

  • Depression
  • Breast cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Colon cancer

What size is the Vitamin D Test kit? 

  1. This blood test kit is approx 14 cm x 12 cm x 2 cm so it will pass through a standard letter box.
  2. It has the CE certification mark and it conforms with European regulation.

What is included in the test kit? 

  1. Lancet for pricking the finger
  2. Bulbous head capillary tube for drawing up the blood sample
  3. Blood collection tube
  4. Transportation bottle to protect the blood sample in the blood collection tube during transportation
  5. Elastoplast to cover the wound
  6. Return envelope – Superstrong, Post Office Approved

Aftercare

  1. You will receive a copy  of your laboratory test result within two weeks of sending us your blood sample.
  2. After you receive  your laboratory test result, you can contact us for an optional follow up consultation.
  3. You can also  bring these test results to the attention of your GP for their consideration.