The Vitamin D Rapid Test Cassette is a rapid 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 & can be used to screening for Vitamin D deficiency.
- Simple two step test.
- Manual read test – no requirement for automated reading.
- Everything required to run the test is provided in the kit (excluding lancets and timer).
- Convenient 10 test kit size.
- Uses easy to access Fingerstick capillary blood.
- Rapid test result available in 10 minutes.
- Room temperature storage.
- Only requires a small aliquot of fingerstick whole blood.
- Detection level as low as 30ng/mL
- Every test has an on-board procedural control.
How To Use:
- Always read the instruction manual before testing. Please see the downloads for the manual.
- Allow the test, specimen, buffer and/or controls to reach room temperature (15-30°C) prior to testing
- Remove the test cassette from the sealed pouch and use it as soon as possible.
- Place the cassette on a clean and level surface. To use Capillary droppers: Fill the capillary tube and transfer approximately 20uL of fingerstick whole blood specimen to the specimen area of test cassette, then add 2 drops of buffer and start the timer.
- Wait for the coloured line(s) to appear.
- Read results at 10 minutes by comparing the T line intensity with the provided colour card.
- Do not interpret the result after 20 minutes.
- Note: It is suggested not to use the buffer, beyond 6 months after opening the vial
- Low in Vitamin D? Check out the Solgar Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 2200 IU (55 µg) to boost your levels.
Q: What is a normal Vitamin D level?
A: Many experts recommend a level between 20 and 40 ng/mL. Others recommend a level between 30 and 50 ng/mL