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Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)

Includes PTH and Calcium, Serum

Tube Type

Test ID LAB10698
EPIC ORDER
PARATHYROID HORMONE (PTH)
CPT Code(s) 83970 (PTH), 82310(Calcium)
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top tube acceptable
Micro: 1 mL blood
Stability
Unspun - 6 hrs
Spun & Separated Room Temp - 8 hrs
Spun & Separated Refrigerated - 48 hrs
Spun & Separated Frozen - 4 weeks
Turnaround Time 2 hours
Reference Range Normal: 12-72 pg/ml; see important Comments
Comments

Deliver Immediately
Calcium, Serum

Reviewed by D. Burton on December 16, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514