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Vitamin D Deficiency: Screening

Release Date: November 2014

Recommendation Summary

Recommendation Summary

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Community-dwelling, nonpregnant, asymptomatic adults age 18 years and older

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for vitamin D deficiency in asymptomatic adults.

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of the service. Evidence is lacking, of poor quality, or conflicting, and the balance of benefits and harms cannot be determined.

See the Clinical Considerations section for suggestions for practice regarding the I statement.

Related Information for Health Professionals

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Supporting Documents

Clinical Summary

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Current as of: September 2013

Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2014.
http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Topic/recommendation-summary/vitamin-d-deficiency-screening

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