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Epic Code LAB108 Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Intact

Important Note

Test cannot be ordered as an add-on

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

Male/Female

0 Minutes – <18 Years: Reference range has not been established
18 Years – 150 Years: 11 – 67 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

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

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

3/5/2020

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