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|Name: ||Calcium Stimulation Test|
|Note: ||Used for medualary thyroid carcinoma.|
|Processing Info: ||Procedure is performed in MD office|
Collect a baseline calcitonin level
After infusion is complete draw calcitonin levels at 10 minutes, 20 minutes, 40 minutes and 60 minutes. Start the timing at the beginning of the infustion.