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parathyroid hormone, intact
Synonyms: PTH; Parathyroid Hormone 
Computer Code: PTHIN
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red or gold top tube). Must arrive in lab within 2 hours, otherwise immediately place on ice. 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze immediately. (Serum is good for 8 hours if refrigerated.) Min 0.2 mL serum. 
Reference Values: Adults 19-67 years: 12-88 PG/mL  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 1 day 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83970 
LCD or NCD: (LCD) http://www.cms.hhs.gov/mcd/results_index.asp?from=%27lmrpstate%27&contractor=179&name=National+Government+Services%2C+Inc%2E+%2813201%2C+MAC+%2D+Part+A%29&letter_range=0&retired  
Methodology Used: 77
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/23/2014
Time: 16:20:37 (24hr)