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Laboratory Medicine

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Parathyroid Related Peptide, Serum (PTHrP)

Test Name

Parathyroid Related Peptide, Serum (PTHrP)

Na-Hep Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Plasma (Na heparin)

Minimum Volume = 2mL Plasma

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in a sodium heparin (green top) tube. Other specimen types of plasma or serum are not acceptable. Ensure both samples and requisitions are lebeled properly.

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Separate plasma as soon as possible. Store and send frozen.

Transportation: Transport at room temperature ASAP. Place on ice if time of collection to time sample get to lab exceeds 2hrs

Sample Rejection Criteria: SERUM, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 day

Test Utilization

Reference Value

14 - 27 pg/mL

Test Code




Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019