Parathyroid Hormone, Intact with Calcium
Ordering Recommendation
Use to evaluate calcium dysregulation.
Submit With Order
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Plain red or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow serum specimen to clot fully at room temperature before centrifuging. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Body Fluid (refer to Parathyroid Hormone, FNA, ARUP test code 2001491). Specimens collected in EDTA.  
If requesting Ionized Calcium with PTH, submit two separate specimens. Refer to Calcium, Ionized, Serum (ARUP test code 0020135) for requirements.  
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Test Number Components Reference Interval
0070346Parathyroid Hormone, Intact 15-​65 pg/mL
Calcium, Total0-​6 years: 8.4-​10.2 mg/dL
7-​17 years: 8.5-​10.7 mg/dL
18 years and older: 8.4-​10.2 mg/dL
Interpretive Data
CPT Code(s)
83970; 82310
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0070163Calcium for Parathyroid Hormone, Intact
0070346Parathyroid Hormone, Intact
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Cross References
  • CA and PTH
  • Intact PTH
  • Parathormone
  • PTH and CA
  • PTH intact
  • PTH Intact Molecule with Calcium