Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 19, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91041

Calcitonin

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection
Rejection Criteria:
  • EDTA plasma
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Lipemic Samples
  • Tissue
  • Urine
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82308
Components:
  • 91041 - CALCITONIN
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