Sample Type: SERUM
This test measures how much calcium is in your blood. There are two types of test that can be performed. Total calcium and Ionized calcium. Ionized calcium measures only the free calcium in blood that is not bound to proteins or other cells in the blood. Calcium levels are checked to screen, diagnose or monitor a variety of conditions related to the bone, heart, nerves, kidney, or nutritional status.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking