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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • OSTEOCALCIN, SERUM

Test Code

  • 5186

Test Synonym

  • Osteocalcin, N-MID

Minimum Volume

  • 0.8 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum

Primary Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Transport Temp

  • Frozen

Specimen Requirements

  • 0.8 mL FROZEN Serum STRICT FROZEN

Specimen Retention

  • 0.8 mL Frozen Serum from Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube (SST) Transfer the serum into a plastic transport tube with screw cap. Freeze immediately maintain frozen until tested. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.