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Test Code CALCTN Calcitonin

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories

Methodology

Competitve Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reference Values

Males:  <8.4 pg/mL

Females:  <5.0 pg/mL

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82308

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/ Tube:  Red-top tube(s).

Specimen:  0.8 mL serum (minimum volume: 0.4 mL) 

Transport Temperature:  Frozen

 

Note:  This is a strict frozen sample and serum must be separated and frozen immediately.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5900365