Calcitonin (Thyrocalcitonin) (Serial Monitor)

CPT: 82308 (per specimen)
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Test Details

Test Includes

Long-term serial monitoring of results; color graphic summary report

Methodology

Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA)

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

State on the request form if calcium infusion or pentagastrin injection tests are part of the patient preparation. The account must submit the patient's Social Security number to monitor. Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy. To order this test without the serial monitor service, use test 004895; 048249 (two specimens); 026781 (three specimens); 026799 (four specimens); 026807 (five specimens); 026815 (six specimens). For a complete test description, see Calcitonin (Thyrocalcitonin) (004895).

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
480103 Calcitonin, Serum (Serial) 004896 Calcitonin, Serum pg/mL 1992-7
480103 Calcitonin, Serum (Serial) 000000 Serial Monitoring N/A

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