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Test ID BLOD1041 Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide (PTHrP), Plasma

Useful For

As an aid in the evaluation of patients with hypercalcemia of unknown origin

 

As an aid in the evaluation of patients with suspected humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Ice-cooled, lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.7 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge specimen down in a refrigerated centrifuge or in chilled centrifuge cups.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

 

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma EDTA Frozen 30 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Thursday; 2 p.m. 

Analytic Time

2 days

Method Name

Immunochemiluminometric Assay (ICMA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

82397

Reporting Name

PTH-Related Peptide

Reference Values

≤4.2 pmol/L

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
3425 PTH Related Protein