Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Overnight fasting is preferred. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 3 week
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Method: Arsenazo III
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: Calcium imbalance may cause a spectrum of diseases. High concentrations are seen in Hyperparathyroidism, malignancy and Sarcoidosis. Low levels may be due to protein deficiency, renal insufficiency and hypoparathyroidism.
Specialty: Physician, Rheumatologist, Orthopedician
Disease: Bone & Mineral Metabolism
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Overnight fasting is preferred.