PTH (Parathyroid Hormone, Parathormone, Parathyrin)

NameParathyroid Hormone
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting Unitspmol/L
Reference RangeAll1.6 – 6.9
Analytical Range0.2 – 530
AvailabilityNDDH (Mon-Fri)
Target turnaround time1 working day
Special requirements & notesLabile – please separate from cells (cenrifuge) and refrigerate
Patient preparationIf taking supplements, do not take in the 8 hours prior to blood test – may contain agents which affect the analysis
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on test1 day
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: June 6, 2019