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Calcitonin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
CALTN MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gold top SST (Serum Separator) or Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
2.0 mL (minimum 1.0mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Gross hemolysis
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay
Special Instructions:
Patient Preparation: 12 hours before this blood test do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin or vitamin B7, which are commonly found in hair, skin, and nail supplements and multivitamins. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Pediatric: (pg/mL)
  • 1 month: < or =34
  • 2 months: < or =31
  • 3 months: < or =28
  • 4 months: < or =26
  • 5 months: < or =24
  • 6 months: < or =22
  • 7 months: < or =20
  • 8 months: < or =19.0
  • 9 months: < or =17.0
  • 10 months: < or =16.0
  • 11 months: < or =15.0
  • 12-14 months: < or =14.0
  • 15-17 months: < or =12.0
  • 18-20 months: < or =10.0
  • 21-23 months: < or =9.0
  • 2 years: < or =8.0
  • 3-9 years: < or =7.0
  • 10-15 years: < or =6.0
  • 16 years: < or =5.0
Adults
  • Males: < or =14.3 pg/mL
  • Females: < or =7.6 pg/mL
CPT Code:
82308