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Calcitonin

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB519 
Methodology: Immunoassay
Schedule: Mon - Friday
Reported: 5 days for routine orders.
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Handling: Overnight fasting preferred.
Unacceptable conditions: Stored at room temperature, refrigerated, thawed and Gross hemolysis
Stability: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen 28 days

Notes: 

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=30742

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82308
Last Changed: 12/21/2016 05:28:14
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:28:22