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Parathormone, intact

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code PTH (PTHI for additional samples)
Test group Parathormone
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
In House Availability Monday, Wednesday, Friday (day shift)
Method Two-site chemiluminescent enzyme-labeled immunometric assay (Siemens Immulite 2000).
Collection Instructions Transport promptly to laboratory.
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.6 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Delivered to lab > 30 min after collection
Processing notes Process immediately in refrigerated centrifuge and freeze at -20C.
Units ng/L
Normal range 12-65 ng/L
Synonyms PTH; Parathyroid hormone
Stability PTH is only stable for 2 hours at room temperature.
Turn around times 1-3 days
Additional information A serum calcium is automatically ordered and charged on the same specimen or group of specimens.
CPT coding 83970; 82310
Last Updated 6/21/2016 14:13:05
Entry Number 725
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