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Lab Test Dictionary

Parathyroid Hormone, Intact


Synonyms

PTH

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB01453

Lab Test Days

Monday, Wednesday, Friday


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 mL Blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Serum collected in a (red-top) or serum separator tube (SST) are also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma. Deliver specimen directly to Chemistry on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Any other day, place specimen in the refrigerator.


CPT Codes

83970


Revised

08-14-16

Initials

SL