Letters Vitamin D deficiency

What should we be doing?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c931 (Published 17 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c931
  1. S A Paul Chubb, senior clinical scientist1,
  2. Zahra Khatami, consultant clinical scientist1
  1. 1Queen’s Hospital, Romford RM7 0AG
  1. paul.chubb{at}bhrhospitals.nhs.uk

    Like general practitioners responding to the clinical review on the diagnosis and management of vitamin D deficiency,1 2 we would appreciate guidance on whether a vitamin D assay is required in all patients considered at risk of deficiency, or only in selected cases.

    Our laboratory received over 3900 requests for 25-OH vitamin …

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