Specimen: 3 mL (1.5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST drawn between 8-10 am in a fasting condition. Allow blood to clot. Separate serum and freeze within 30 minutes. Ship frozen. DO NOT THAW. Hemolysed samples not acceptable.
Stability (Room): N/A
Stability (Refrigerated): N/A
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Comment: Simultaneous determination of Serum Total Calcium and Phosphorus is recommended.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10- 15 days
Usage: This assay is useful for diagnosis and differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia. It also helps in the diagnosis of Primary / Secondary / Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism and Hypoparathyroidism. The assay may be useful in monitoring End stage renal failure patients for possible Renal osteodystrophy.
Specialty: Endocrinologist, Othopedician
Disease: Disorders of Bone
Home Collection: Available
Department: THYROID & HORMONES
Pre-test Information: THYROID & HORMONES