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Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Intact Molecule with Calcium (ARUP)

Mnemonic:    [PTH INTACT]
Name:    Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Intact Molecule with Calcium (ARUP)
Specimen:    2 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Allow a red top sample (serum) to clot fully at room temperature before centrifugation.

The sample is good for 2 days refrigerated, but must be sent to the reference lab frozen. If multiple tests are ordered, submit separate frozen samples.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0070172
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Note:     Includes a PTH Intact and Calcium determination.
Processing Info:    PTH, C-Terminus and N-Terminus are old terms not used anymore. They were replaced by PTH, Intact per ARUP Labs.