Fallacies of Calcium, Phosphate, and Vitamin D Measurements

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
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What you'll learn

The “sunshine” vitamin is a hot topic that attracted ample attention over the past decades, especially that a considerable proportion of the worldwide population is deficient in this essential nutrient. Vitamin D was primarily acknowledged for its importance in bone formation. This course will discuss a case highlighting the complexity of the Vitamin D endocrine system and Various issues related to Vitamin D Testing. Lab’s role in the differential for Hypercalcemia and or Vitamin D Toxicity.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Endocrinologists
  • Nurses
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Life science graduates and AYUSH students

Key concepts covered include:

In this course, you will be able to understand:

  • Discuss a case highlighting complexity of Vitamin D endocrine system.
  • Various issues related to Vitamin D Testing
  • Lab’s role in differential for Hypercalcemia and or Vitamin D Toxicity.


Dr. Ravinder J Singh

Director of the Mayo Clinic Endocrine Laboratory, USA


“Ravinder J. Singh, Ph.D., is the director of the Mayo Clinic Endocrine Laboratory. He has a focused area of investigation that has broad applicability to the field.

Dr. Singh studies the application of liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) to clinical laboratory analysis. Many of the methods that Dr. Singh developed are now considered reference methods. They have subsequently been utilized for method standardization efforts as well as to establish clinical disease correlates, which he has published with his collaborators.”

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