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Test Name:Parathyroid Hormone-related Peptide (PTH-rP) 
Test Number:13431
Collect:1.0 mL EDTA plasma - lavender,frozen
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL
Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing
Alternate Collect:1.0 mL plasma with aprotinin (Trasylol®)
Trasylol® acceptable, not required)
Container:LabCorp screw-capped purple frozen plastic transport tube labelled as EDTA plasma
Processing:Spin, separate and freeze within 15 minutes of collection
Transport/Stability:Frozen - 1 month
Refrigerated - 4 hours
Ambient - 4 hours
Alternate Names:Parathyroid Hormone-related Protein
PTHrp
PTHRP
LAB13431
Performing Lab:Esoterix Endocrinology via LabCorp (503380); R-LC
Days Set Up:Tu - Sa
Expected TAT:4 - 9 days
Ref. Ranges:<2.0
Collection/
Processing Details:
Collect into chilled or pre-frozen plastic lavender-top (EDTA) tube, noting the time of collection. After venipuncture, immediately mix specimen by inversion several times to ensure complete mixture. Separate plasma from cells by centrifugation. Separate plasma into a LabCorp screw-capped purple frozen plastic transport tube and freeze within 15 minutes of collection.

To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, submit a separate frozen aliquot for each test requested.
Method:Electrochemiluminescence (ECL)
CPT Codes:82397
Date Created:04/10/2019
Revised Date:06/07/2019