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8837: PTH, Intact and Calcium Print View
Parathyroid Hormone, Intact IA  view ref range  pg/mL 
Calcium S  view ref range  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (1) mL   Frozen - 6 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

The assay is useful in making the diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism, secondary hyperparathyroidism, and a differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia. The assay helps in distinguishing hypercalcemia cause by either primary hyperparathyroidism or malignant disease.

Spin to separate serum and transfer to plastic screw-cap vial.
Freeze immediately and submit to laboratory frozen. Do not
submit glass tubes.
Setup Schedule
Sunday, Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes
82310,83970

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.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Frozen

Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic; grossly icteric; plasma; received room temperature; received refrigerated






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