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Test Code PTHRP Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide (PTH-rP)

Additional Codes

Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) Orderable:   PTH Related Peptide

AllScripts (AEHR) Orderable:  PTH Related Peptide

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp of America


Electrochemiluminometric Assay (ECL)

Reference Values

<2.0 pmol/L

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL (minimum volume: 0.5 mL) of plasma

Collection Instructions:

1. Patient should be fasting.

2. Collect into a chilled lavender top tube

3. Spin specimen down in a refrigerated centrifuge.

4. Freeze within 15 minutes of collection

5. Send specimen in plastic vial frozen

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5901040