PTH-RELATED PROTEIN

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a green top sodium heparin tube. Centrifuge, separate plasma from cells within 2 hours and send 0.5 mL plasma (0.3 mL minimum) room temperature in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
14-27 pg/mL

Performed
Monday-Thursday

Turnaround Time5-8 days
Test CodePTHRP
CPT-4 Code (s)
83519
LOINC Codes
2729-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory