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INTACT PARATHYROID HORMONE

Code: BC00195

Also known as:

Department: BIOCHEMISTRY

Sample Type: SERUM

Method: CHEMILUMINESCENCE

1,100.00

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Description

This test is used to help diagnose the cause for a low or a high calcium level. It may be used to monitor treatment when an individual has a parathyroid condition. Parathryoid hormone is secreted by the parathyroid gland which is located in the neck along with the thyroid gland. PTH levels are monitored in people with kidney disease and on dialysis as well as people with other chronic calcium imbalances.

Test Instructions

Test is performed on a blood sample. A 10 hour fast is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking

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