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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • PTH, INTACT W/CALCIUM

Test Code

  • 6828

Test Synonym

  • INTACT PARATHYROID HORMONE, INTACT PTH, PARATHYROID HORMONE INTACT

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum

Primary Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 1 day

Specimen Requirements

  • 1mL serum from a SST or Red Top, if it will be longer than 24 hours to be sent to the lab then it is recommended to freeze

Specimen Retention

  • 1. Draw 1 SST or Plain Red Top tube. 2. Allow to clot for 20 minutes and centrifuge for 15 minutes. 3. If a Red top is draw, transfer serum to a plastic transport tube 4. Refrigerate, unless will not be sent to the lab in 24 hours , then recommend to freeze