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Test Code PTH Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Intact, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Huntsville Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Immunoassay

Specimen Requirements

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s) from a fasting patient before 10 a.m. Spin down and send 2 mL (pediatric:  1 mL) of serum.

Specimen Stability Information

 

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Serum

RT, spun

8 hrs
 

Refrigerated

2 days

 

Reject Due To

 

Hemolysis

Mild:

Reject

Gross:

Reject

Lipemia

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

Icterus

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

 

Reference Values

15-65 pg/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

CPT Coding

83970

Secondary ID

HHA1445

LOINC Coding

Test Name LOINC Code

Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Intact, Serum

2731-8