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Blood Test Information

7 Dehydrocholesterol
(a.k.a Provitamin D3)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: 7DC

Tube type: SST

Other acceptable tube types
Lithium heparin (pale green)

Special instructions
Protect from light
Get to lab ASAP


Sent away to Southmead Hospital, Bristol
Contact Laboratory before requesting

Reference range
<2.5

Units
Ámol/L

Turnaround Time
28 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Measurement is useful in diagnosis of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (high levels, plus low serum cholesterol)

 
 

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