Fat Soluble Vitamins


Our vitamin service serves many laboratories in the West Midlands and around the country.

Please note that we offer a Vitamin D Direct to the public  service from a dried blood spot. For further details about this visit www.vitamindtest.org.uk



Vitamin D Serum/Plasma Clinical Information Leaflet Download Here

Vitamin A & E Clinical Information Leaflet Download Here



Vitamin A, D, E and Carotenes


Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital Birmingham

Specimen Type:

Minimum 250 ul serum Vitamin D

Minimum 500 ul serum Vitamin A&E


If samples have to be stored prior to dispatch, please keep at 4oC

Posting Details:

First class post.

Posting Address:

Department of Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH

Clinical Use:

Assessment vitamin status.


2-3 working days Vitamin D Serum/plasma

2-3 working days Vitamin A & E

5 working days for Carotenes

External QA Scheme:

DEQAS International & QA programme

CPA Accredited Lab/Test:

Yes Full Accreditation

Key Contact:

Dr Nicola Barlow
Email: info@cityassays.org.uk