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Calcitonin (Thyrocalcitonin) (Serial Monitor)

CPT: 82308 (per specimen)
Updated on 01/29/2020
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Test Includes

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

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


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).


Expected Turnaround Time

2 - 4 days


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Test Details


Methodology

Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA)


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) 511958 PDF 51969-4

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