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Parathyroid Hormone (Intact)

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
PTH E8011
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube
Collection Volume:
2.0 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Storage:
Shipping- Send Refrigerated; Storage- Room Temp: 2 days; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: 6 months
Availability:
24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Methodology:
Roche- ECLIA sandwich principle
Special Instructions:
Patients taking a biotin dose of up to 5 mg/day should refrain from taking biotin for 4 hours prior to sample collection. Patients taking a biotin dose of 5 to 10 mg/day should refrain from taking biotin for 8 hours prior to sample collection. Patients taking a biotin dose > 10 mg/day should consult with their physician or the laboratory prior to having a sample taken. Clinicians should consider biotin interference as a source of error, when clinically suspicious of the laboratory result.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
Surgery 30 minutes; Routine 4 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range:
  • 0-365 days 4-61 pg/mL
  • 1 + Years 11-61 pg/mL
  • CPT Code:
    83970
    Synonyms:
    Intact Parathyroid Hormone