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Parathormone Related Protein

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code PTHRP
Performed by Mayo
Sendout? Yes
Method Immunochemiluminometric assay
Collection Instructions Pre-chill lavender top tube prior to collection in ice-water slurry. Deliver sample immediately to lab on ice for processing.
Container type Lavender top (on ice)
Amount to Collect 1.5 mL blood
Sample type EDTA Plasma
Preferred volume 0.7 mL plasma
Min. Volume 0.25 mL plasma
Processing notes Centrifuge for at least 15 minutes. Transfer the plasma to a plastic transport tube, freeze sample and ship at frozen to China Basin Sendouts.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Whole blood or thawed plasma received
Units pmol/L
Normal range < 2.0 pmol/L
Synonyms PTH related protein; Parathyroid hormone related protein
Stability Frozen 3 months.
Turn around times Performed Monday - Thursday, turnaround time 3-7 days.
CPT coding 82397-90
LOINC code 2729-2
Last Updated 12/19/2012 4:31:44 PM
Entry Number 727
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