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CALCITONIN
Number 280
CPT Code 82308
Alias CALCITONIN
Specimen Container SST
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Male: 0.0-8.4 pg/mL; Female: 0.0-5.0 pg/mL
Alternate Specimen Red Top
Volume 1 mL Serum
Stability Ambient Unstable
Stability Refrigerated Unstable
Stability Frozen 7 Days
Patient Preparation 

Patient should be fasting.

Methodology 

Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA)

Limitations 
Rejection Criteria 

Gross hemolysis; specimen not received frozen; lipemia; plasma specimen

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
TagsTHYROCALCITONIN

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