CALCITONIN STIMULATION BY CALCIUM- PENTAGASTRIN

Test Code

C0015

LIS Code

Test Components

NIL

Shipping Temperature

F

Specimen

2 mL (0. 5 mL min.) serum from 1 Red Top (No Additive) tube for each timed specimen. Ship frozen. DO NOT THAW. All containers must be clearly marked with time drawn and submitted with 1 test request form. Draw overnight fasting baseline specimen. With patient supine, administer Calcium Gluconate IV 2 mg/ kg body weight over 1 min, followed by Pentagastrin IV bolus 0. 5 ug/kg body weight over 5 sec. Draw additional specimens at 1, 2, 5 and 10 min.

Department

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

CAT

C

List Price

₹ 10750

CUToff

Sample by Wed, Sat 1 pm

Reporting Time

Report 2nd day Evening

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