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) plain red or serum separator tube.

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. Rapid Serum Tubes (RST). Hemolyzed samples. Grossly lipemic samples.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

15-65 pg/mL

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

83970

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0070346 Parathyroid Hormone, Intact 2731-8
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Aliases

  • Intact PTH
  • Parathormone
  • PTH
  • PTH Intact Molecule
Parathyroid Hormone, Intact