Test Catalog

Test

Code
E171
Name
CALCITONIN
Description

Alternative Names: THYROCALCITONIN, CALT, 30742, E171
Includes: Calcitonin
Sample Type: Serum
Preferred Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Container: Plain (Red Top) Tube
Sample Volume: 1.0 mL
Handling Instructions: CRITICAL FROZEN. Collect specimen per tube manufacturer’s instructions. Centrifuge sample and separate serum from cells ASAP. Aliquot and freeze immediately. When multiple tests are ordered, submit a separate tube for this test.
Transport Temperature: Critical Frozen
Specimen Stability: Frozen: 3 Months
Testing Frequency: Tuesday, Thursday
Expected Turn Around Time: 3 – 5 Days
Testing Facility: SRL
CPT Codes: 82308
Compliance Statement: FDA cleared or approved assay