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3126: Calcitonin Print View
Calcitonin (Thyrocalcitonin) IA  Both < 6 months: < 42
Both < 4 years: < 15
Both < 18 years: < 7
Male >= 18 years: < 11
Female >= 18 years: < 6 
pg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 24 Hour(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Calcitonin concentration is increased in patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma. Calcitonin concentrations may be used to monitor disease.

Overnight fasting sample is preferred.
Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed specimens; Room temperature
specimens.
Transport Temperature: Frozen.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82308

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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