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Sample Type: SERUM
Calcitonin is a hormone produced by the thyroid gland. The test is performed to rule out a medullary thyroid cancer or to monitor the treatment response of a medullary thyroid cancer.
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