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Parathyroid hormone (Mineral Metabolism)

Lab Section:  Chemistry  
Lab Location:  Main Lab
Test ID: LAB4855 
Synonyms: PTH
Methodology: Cresolphthalein Complexone (Chemistry) and RIA (YSM Labs)
Schedule: On request for Calcium and Friday for PTH
Reported: 1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders for Calcium and Wednesday (6 days) for Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top tube on ICE
Dark Green Top Tube - Lithium Heparin also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 1.2 mL.
Reference Interval: 
Age LimitSexNormal RangeUnits
0 - 999 YearsAny8.8-10.2mg/dL


CPT Code(s): 82310, 83970
Last Changed: 09/04/2016 14:59:21
Last Reviewed: 12/08/2016 09:19:16