PARATHYROID HORMONE-RELATED PEPTIDE

Code
000.0000
Name
PARATHYROID HORMONE-RELATED PEPTIDE
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
PTHrP
CPT Codes
83519
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
47166
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

***CALL LAB for specific instructions and supplies***
Protease Inhibitor tube (ARUP supply #49662), available through Client Services. A winged collection set must be used.

NOT RECOMMENDED: Filling collection tubes directly through a needle/tube-holder assembly increases the risk of chemical reflux back into the vein of the patient.

WARNING: Collection tubes are NOT STERILE.

Mix Collection tube thoroughly. Separate the plasma from cells within 1 hour of collection by centrifugation. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze. (Min: 0.7 mL) Do not submit the collection tube for testing.

Volume

1.5 ml

Transport Info

CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

See Report

Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Clinical Significance

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