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30742: Calcitonin Print View
Calcitonin IA  Both < 6 months: < 42
Both < 4 years: < 15
Both < 18 years: < 7
Male >= 18 years: < 11
Female >= 18 years: < 6 
pg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 24 Hour(s) Split into 2 plastic vials before freezing./// 
ALTERNATE

Calcitonin concentration is increased in patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma. Calcitonin concentrations may be used to monitor disease.

Patient Preparation: Overnight fasting is preferred.
Instructions:
Spin to separate serum and transfer to plastic screw-cap vial.
Freeze immediately and submit to laboratory frozen.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82308

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis






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