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Test Name: PTH Related Peptide

Test Code(s): PTHRP / HCPTHRP

CPT Code(s): 82397

Test Description: Link: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Specimen/81774

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.


Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a pre-chilled, lavender-top (EDTA) tube from a fasting (8-10 hrs) patient. Chill tube prior to drawing by placing in a coolant pack until tube is chilled or by calling the UWHC Core Laboratory (263-7060) for a pre-chilled tube.

Specimen Transport: For in-house patients, immediately transport specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) on a coolant pack. If coming from outreach location, transport frozen plasma aliquot on dry ice to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220).


Interpretation

PTH related peptide
PRP
PTHRP, Plasma
Parathyroid Related Protein
Parathyroid Related Polypeptide
Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide (PTHrP), Plasma
Humoral Hypercalcemia of Malignancy Factor

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