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Test Catalog

Test ID: FPTH    
PTH Antibody

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red or SST

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum ambient in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Specimens other than Serum
Anticoagulants other than NA
Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icteric NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SerumAmbient (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 28 days
 Refrigerated 14 days