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Epic Code LAB108 Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Intact

Important Note

Test cannot be ordered as an add-on.

Method is Roche cobas Electrochemiluminescense Immunoassay.
Patient results determined by assays using different manufacturers for methods may not be comparable.

Test Name Alias

PTH Intact | 8621

Interface Order Alias

10770

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok: Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert tube 8 - 10 times to mix clot activator with blood.
  • Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

 

Processed Specimen: Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot:

Processing Instructions:

  • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.
  • Minimum 1.0 mL serum (neonate 0.5 mL serum)

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 48 hours

Frozen: aliquot serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

18 Years to 150 Years: 15.0 - 65.0 pg/mL

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI

Methodology

Method is Roche cobas Electrochemiluminescense Immunoassay.
Patient results determined by assays using different manufacturers for methods may not be comparable.

CPT

83970-LAB PTH

CDM Code

4051065

Epic Test ID

1230101102

LOINC

PTH Intact: 2731-8

Beaker LOINC

HEMOLYSIS INDEX: N/A
LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A
PTH INTACT: 2731-8

Mayo Access Code

SHO8621

Additional Information

Grand Rapids Hospitals:
EDTA plasma is also acceptable at Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory (Grand Rapids) for use on intraoperative cases.

Reviewed Date

8/1/2022

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: PTH INTACT
Beaker Display Name: Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Intact
BEAKER TEST NAME: PTH INTACT
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: PTH Intact

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BR CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated