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11 01, 2016

Vitamin D Testing in Clinical Laboratories

By |January 11th, 2016|Vitamin D Testing|Comments Off on Vitamin D Testing in Clinical Laboratories

Vitamin D helps maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorous and is essential for overall bone health, to promote healthy growth and in disease prevention. An adequate level of vitamin D level is crucial for the optimal functioning of tissues and cells, and to reduce the risk of bone fractures, autoimmune diseases, type 2 [...]

18 02, 2015

Study Finds Low Vitamin D Levels After Stroke Linked to Poorer Health

By |February 18th, 2015|Beckman Coulter, Vitamin D Testing|Comments Off on Study Finds Low Vitamin D Levels After Stroke Linked to Poorer Health

The active form of vitamin D helps control calcium and phosphate levels in the body. Measurement of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OH-D) is accepted as the best indicator of a person's vitamin D sufficiency. A new study finds the link between 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and stroke. According to a new study presented at the 2015 International Stroke [...]

22 01, 2015

Laboratory Testing for the Sunshine Vitamin

By |January 22nd, 2015|Laboratory Tests, Vitamin D Testing|Comments Off on Laboratory Testing for the Sunshine Vitamin

Recent reports predicted that the world Vitamin D testing market would grow at a CAGR of 32.36 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to the Research and Markets report, a key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in aging and chronically ill populations worldwide. In the past, a test for vitamin D, [...]