Parathyroid Hormone, Intact
0070346
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PTH-INT
Methodology
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin) or serum separator tube.
Do not collect in EDTA if ordering Parathyroid Hormone Intact Molecule with Calcium (ARUP test code 0070172).
 
Specimen Preparation
Allow serum specimen to clot fully at room temperature. 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). Urine.  
Remarks
If requesting Ionized Calcium with PTH, submit two separate specimens. Refer to Calcium, Ionized, Serum (ARUP test code 0020135) for requirements.  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
15-65 pg/mL
Interpretive Data
Note
Test includes prompt for calcium, so clients can provide their own calcium results.
CPT Code(s)
83970
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0070346Parathyroid Hormone, Intact
0097086Parathyroid Hormone, Client Calcium Rslt
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Cross References
  • Biointact PTH
  • Intact PTH
  • Parathormone
  • PTH
  • PTH Intact Molecule