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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.


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

Related Information for Health Professionals

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Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

Current as of: November 2014

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Vitamin D Deficiency: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.

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