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Lab Dept:

Chemistry

Test Name:

PTH, INTACT

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

IPTH

Synonyms:

Parathyroid Hormone, Intact

CPT Codes:

83970 – Parathormone (parathyroid hormone)
82310 – Calcium, total

Test Includes:

PTH intact (pg/mL) and total calcium (mg/dL)

Logistics

Test Indications:

N/A

Lab Testing Sections:

Chemistry – Sendouts

Referred to:

Esoterix, Inc. (ESL Test: 500246)

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6280

STP Lab: 651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily, 24 hours

Turnaround Time:

3 - 6 days, test set up Monday - Friday

Special Instructions:

See Patient Preparation

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Blood

Container:

Lavender top tube AND Red top tube

Draw Volume:

9 mL (Minimum: 3 mL) blood

Place 6 mL (Minimum: 2 mL) blood in Lavender (EDTA) top tube
and 3 mL (Minimum: 1 mL) in Red top tube.

Processed Volume:

3 mL (Minimum: 1 mL) serum
Note:
Use of the minimum volume does not allow repeat analysis

Collection:

Routine venipuncture

Special Processing:

Lab Staff: Centrifuge immediately within 45 minutes of collection.
Transfer aliquots into a screw-capped round bottom plastic vial.
Clearly label aliquots as EDTA plasma and serum.

Do not leave blood at ambient temperature. Store and ship at frozen temperatures. Forward promptly.

Patient Preparation:

Fasting specimen preferred

Sample Rejection:

Specimens other than serum; mislabeled or unlabeled specimens

Interpretive

Reference Range:

All ages: <10 – 65 pg/mL with normal calcium

Critical Values:

N/A

Limitations:

Specimens left at ambient temperature may affect results.

Methodology:

ICMA, Ion-specific electrode

References:

Esoterix, Inc. Web Page August 2015

Updates:

8/13/15: Specimen requirement changes.



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