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Parathyroid Hormone PTH , Intact Blood Test

$80.00

* This is not a home test kit. You will need to visit a local lab for testing.

Description

Use:
PTH is secreted in response to decrease in serum calcium levels by increasing the renal reabsorption of calcium and lowering reabsorption of phosphorus.
Excess parathormone production can lead to elevated serum calcium levels causing osteoporosis, renal stones, and fractures. Parathormone deficiency can cause muscle spasms, tetatny and cardiac arrest.
The measurement of PTH is a very useful tool in the differential diagnosis and management of hypercalcemia.

Recommended For:
Diagnosing and monitoring parathryoid disorders, calcium levels; monitoring patients of kidney dialysis

Special Notes:
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.

Tests Included:
Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Intact – TC – 8837

Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.

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