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Vitamin D Deficiency Test Kit

 INSTANT SELF TEST 

  • Home test kit - results in 10 minutes
  • As reliable as a hospital laboratory test
  • Easy to read - yes/no result
  • Simple blood spot test
  • Measures Vitamin D levels
  • CE certified for self test use at home
  • Expert advice to help you use the test and interpret your results with confidence

About Vitamin D

Vitamin D refers to a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate, and zinc. Vitamin D is transported to the liver where it is metabolised to 25-hydroxy vitamin D. In medicine, a 25-hydroxy vitamin D blood test is used to determine vitamin D concentration in the body. The blood concentration of 25-hydroxy vitamin D (including D2 and D3) is considered the best indicator of vitamin D status. Almost every cell in your body has receptors for vitamin D and they all require a “sufficient” level of vitamin D for adequate functioning. The health risks associated with vitamin D deficiency are far more severe than previously thought. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to various serious diseases including; osteoporosis, osteomalacia, multiple sclerosis (MS), cardiovascular diseases, pregnancy complications, diabetes, depression, stroke, autoimmune diseases, flu, cancer, infectious diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, obesity and higher mortality. The measurement of 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels is now considered a medically important screening test, and maintaining sufficient levels of vitamin D not only improves bone health but may also help improve overall health and well-being.

How does the MyCare Vitamin D test work?

Prick your finger quickly and easily with the sterile finger pricker supplied to obtain a drop of blood. Add the drop of blood to the test device followed by a few drops of developer and wait 10 minutes before reading your result. It is as simple as that.

The MyCare Vitamin D test is a rapid immunochromatographic test to detect the level of total 25-hydroxy vitamin D in human blood and will give you a yes/no result as to whether your vitamin D level is sufficient.

The cut-off value of the test is 30 ng/mL ± 4 ng/mL.

How does our test compare with a test from your doctor?

The test has been shown to give results equivalent to doctor’s test and is regulated according to the IVD Directive 98/79EC which demonstrates that the test has been independently assessed by doctors and medical scientists and found to be easy to use most people and gives reliable results.

What does the result mean?

  • A Vitamin D level higher than 30ng/mL is the normal level for adults
  • If your Vitamin D level reading is lower, then you should speak with your doctor or pharmacist for further advice

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Vitamin D Test

  • Product Code: VITDTEST1
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  • Availability: In Stock
  • £24.99

  • Ex Tax: £20.83
  • Price in reward points: 2500

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Why buy from the Health Check Shop?

 Results accepted by your doctor

 Guaranteed to meet the UK and EU medical device regulations for reliability and ease of use

 Same test principle used by your hospital lab

 Help available from our scientific and clinical qualified staff

 Quality assurance system ISO13485:2016 for manufacture of medical devices

 Customer service quality assurance system ISO9001:2015

 UK manufacturer and developer of diagnostics for medical research

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Further information

Health Check Shop offers busy people a quick, proactive and more connected solution to wellness. Our CE certified self test kits are a convenient, reliable and quick way to obtain a test result for a specific medical condition. Nevertheless, our best advice is to encourage you to use existing healthcare pathways wherever possible.

Whether you have a positive or a negative result with a self test kit, always speak with your GP if you are concerned about your symptoms.


Health Check Shop is a registered trademark of medical company JR Biomedical Ltd.


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