Test Details

Mnemonic

PTHAB

Ordering Code

3424690

CPT-4 Code(s)

83519

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Plasma
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Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 28 days
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Methodology

Radiobinding Assay (RBA)
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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