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Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Intact (Rapid Intraoperative)

Mnemonic:    [PTH-I]
Name:    Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Intact (Rapid Intraoperative)
Specimen:    1 mL whole blood from a Green top tube or serum/plasma from a Red/Green SST.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    7.5 - 53.5 pg/mL
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Note:    This test is limited to intraoperative samples only. It should not be used for routine testing.