Have You Tested Your Vitamin D?
Our self-administered at-home test gives you a real-time measure of your body’s Vitamin D levels. Some symptoms of deficiency are listed below:
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Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium, phosphate, and many other biological effects. In humans, the most important compounds in this group are vitamin D₃ and vitamin D₂
Make sure that you are drawing blood with the capillary dropper below the drop of blood.
Put the capillary dropper down and Repeat the steps to gently squeeze more blood from the puncture site – then draw more blood into the capillary dropper.
If this does not work, Use the second lancet available in the box on a new finger.
The test is invalid, please redo the test with a new test kit
The purpose of the test is to allow a comparison for the three categories. By using the reference card and comparing the T line you can have a better understanding of your Vitamin D level.
If the T line is darker or matches with the deficient line on the reference card that means you are :
- Deficient: 0-10 ng/ml (0-25 nmol/L);
- Consult your health care professional for supplements
If the T line is lighter or matches T line with the sufficient line (Very light T Line) on the reference card that means you are
- Sufficient: 30 -100ng/ml (75-250 nmol/L)
You have sufficient Vitamin D
If you are not able to match the T line with the sufficient or the Deficient line on the reference card that means you are
- insufficient: 10 -30/ml (25-75 nmol/L)
You need to increase the daily vitamin D supplement.
- Someone who wants to check if they need a Vitamin D supplement
- Someone who might be already taking Vitamin D supplements and wants to check if they are taking the right dose
- Someone who might be having symptom of the Vitamin D deficiency
The Vitamin D Rapid Test is chromatographic immunoassay for the semi-quantitative detection of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25 (OH) D) in human fingerstick Whole blood at a cut-off concentration of 30 ± 4ng/mL. This assay provides a preliminary diagnostic test result and can be used to screen for Vitamin D deficiency.
Depending on in House study done in our factory the result was:
- Sensitivity: 94.1%
- Specificity: 92%
- Accuracy: 93.8%
It is in a sealed plastic pouch next to the test cassette.
Make sure that you have a good drop of blood. Insert the Capillary dropper into the blood drop from below the finger.
Put Capillary dropper down. Rub add squeeze sample finger gently to produce more blood then sample more until the sample reaches the black line
In case you have a problem with the first auto disabling lancet. Or of the first finger prick fails to draw blood.
If you need to use the second auto disabling lancet, we recommend a new finger on the same hand.
Sufficient 30 -100ng/ml (75-250 nmol/L)
Insufficient 10 -30/ml (25-75 nmol/L)
Deficient 0-10 ng/ml (0-25 nmol/L); :