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PTH Related Peptide

Alternative Names:PTHrp
Parathyroid Hormone Related Protein
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:PTHRP
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
Special: 5mL EDTA-trasylol
Collection & Request Instructions:Collect on Ice

May be indicated in investigation of hypercalcaemia. Consultation with Endocrinologist or Chemical Pathologist is required.

Must be collected into an EDTA tube containing Trasylol and immediately placed on ice .   One EDTA  tube containing Trasylol is required. 

These tubes are supplied by Alfred Pathology Service Central Specimen Processing 90763102.

Must be approved by a Chemical Pathologist.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:On Ice
Assay Frequency:Monthly
External Laboratory:PaLMS- Royal North Shore Hospital