|Mnemonic: ||[UNLIST LAB]|
|Name: ||Parathyroid Hormone, Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA)|
|Specimen: || Specimen Required: Collect: Fine needle aspiration in saline. Also acceptable: Non-viscous body fluids. Also acceptable: Specimens collected in green (sodium or lithium heparin) or lavender (EDTA).|
Specimen Preparation: Specimen must be non-viscous and free of particulate matter. Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transport 0.5 mL saline needle rinse. (Min: 0.5 mL). Write source on sample label.
Unacceptable Conditions: Breast milk and, salivary fluid. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by the instrument.
|Transport Temp: ||FREEZE|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 24 hours refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 2001491|
| Method: ||Quant. Electrochemiluminescent IA|
|Processing Info: ||Remarks: Indicate source on test request form.|