PARATHYROID HORMONE-RELATED PEPTIDE (PTHrP), PLASMA

Mnemonic

PTHPEP

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Patient must be fasting.

Collect

Plasma, draw in an ice-cooled, lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Spin down in a refrigerated centrifuge and send 0.5 mL of EDTA plasma frozen in a plastic tube.

Preferred Volume

0.7 mL

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Transport

Frozen

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Thurs

Reported

3-6 days

Method

Immunochemiluminometric Assay (ICMA)

Referral Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory (PTHRP)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82397

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:21 AM