Vitamin D Self-Test
Abingdon Simply Test – Vitamin D is a semi-quantitative rapid test for detecting vitamin D in blood, which is considered the most accurate way to understand vitamin D levels.
- Inform vitamin D levels in 10 minutes
- Simply and discreetly test at home
- Regularly monitor vitamin D conveniently
Pack Size: 1 Test
Product Code: FG-FD51699
Screening for Vitamin D at home allows you to rule in or rule out vitamin D deficiency conveniently.
What is detected?
This test detects 25(OH)D or 25-hydroxyvitamin D, the main storage form of vitamin D.
Simple To Use
Each pack contains instructions on when and how to test, all in the convenience of your own home.
The test is CE marked, registered with the UK’s MHRA and has passed our 10-point check.
Abingdon Simply Test – Vitamin D
Abingdon Simply Test – Vitamin D detects 25(OH)D (25-hydroxyvitamin D) from a small sample of blood. Taking only minutes to produce results at home, the test can be performed in a few simple steps.
25(OH)D is considered the most accurate way to measure vitamin D is the body, because it is this the major form of vitamin D circulating in the bloodstream.
All components are provided to use the test. Clear instructions guide you through the testing process.
Contact a doctor following a positive result or if you have concerns about vitamin D deficiency.
This vitamin deficiency home test is manufactured under internationally recognised quality management system, ISO 13485.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why test for vitamin D deficiency?
Vitamin D helps regulate calcium and phosphate and is important for bone, teeth, and muscle health. If someone is vitamin D deficient, they are at risk of bone deformities or pain. Vitamin D deficiency can also be be linked cancer, cardio vascular disease, auto immune diseases, diabetes and depression.
Data from UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey indicates approximately 20% of adults adults may be vitamin D deficient.
When should I test?
The test can be used at anytime of the day or when you experience common vitamin D deficiency symptoms (See symptoms below). People in less sunnier climates or those who regularly shield from the sun are advised to the test as a screening tool as part of a regular healthcare routine.
Who is at risk of vitamin D deficiency?
Older people, women going through the menopause, Asthma suffers, Coeliac or Crohn’s disease patients, people who do not spend much time in natural sunlight or those with chronic fatigue, osteoporosis, or on a plant-based diet.
When the test (T) line shows a dense colour alongside the control (C) line this means someone is deficient. A mid-coloured T line and control (C) line means insufficient and a lightly colour T line suggests sufficient levels. No T line would suggest excess levels. Always consult a doctor if your result suggests you are deficient, insufficient or have excessive levels, or if you have concerns about your vitamin d levels. Always read the instructions before use.
- 1 x Test Device
- 1 x Pipette
- 1 x Buffer Solution
- 1 x Alcohol Pad
- 1 x Lancet
- 1 x Colour Card
- 1 x Instructions
Item Not Provided But Required
United Kingdom: Fast Delivery (1-2 days) and Standard Delivery (3-5 days).
Republic of Ireland and European Union: Standard Delivery (2 to 5 days).
Rest of the World: Standard Delivery (2 to 7 days)
Shipping notifications and applicable tracking details are provided once your order leaves our facility.
Orders taken after 3pm (UK Time) on Fridays or over the weekend will be shipped the following Monday. Our team does not work during UK public holidays. Orders will be shipped on the first working day after the public holiday.
Tests will only be shipped to countries or territories where the products are registered and approved for use. Any products not available in your country will not appear in the basket or at checkout.
About Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin D deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies worldwide. Vitamin D helps regulate calcium and phosphate, nutrients important for keeping bones, teeth, and muscles healthy. Low vitamin D levels can lead to bone deformities or bone pain.
80-90% of Vitamin D comes from exposure to ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation from sunlight. Sunlight induced vitamin D synthesis mainly occurs between March and September for anyone living above 37oN latitude. So, areas such as United Kingdom, most parts of Europe, Canada, and the northern states of the USA. Some people in hot countries also have suffer from vitamin D deficiency as they try to avoid the sun.
According to the UK Government’s National Diet and Nutrition Survey, 1 in 6 UK-adults have low vitamin D levels.
Symptoms and those at risk
Symptoms: Bone and Lower Back pain, Fatigue (tiredness), frequent illness or infections, hair loss, muscle pain.
People most at risk of vitamin D deficiency: older people, those suffering from chronic fatigue, people with osteoporosis, people on a plant-based diet, women going through the menopause, Asthma suffers, Coeliac or Crohn’s disease patients or people who do not spend much time in natural sunlight.
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