Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide, Plasma

Test Name: Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide, Plasma
Alternate Name(s): Parathyroid Hormone Related Peptide
Parathyroid Related Peptide
PTHrP
PTH-RP
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Adult:
4 mL Lavender top (EDTA) Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
2-10 years: 2 mL Lavender top (EDTA) Vacutainer tube

Red, Gold, Light Green, or Dark Green top tubes are NOT acceptable.
Collection Information: Biochemist approval is required to order this test. Call Dr. Angela Rutledge (ext. 77626) or the on-call biochemist prior to ordering the test.

Pre-chill Vacutainer, place on ice immediately after blood collection, and deliver to lab immediately.


Minimum volume of plasma required is 250 ÁL.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Monday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
14 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: ≤4.2 pmol/L
Effective Date: 2015-02-04
Revised Date: 2020-01-30
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Please note change in testing site and reference interval as of January 30, 2020.
Special Processing: Use a refrigerated centrifuge to separate plasma and then freeze plasma (at least 700 ÁL requested).
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Immunochemiluminometric assay
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship plasma frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
PTHRP
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories (Mayo)

Questions? Comments? Contact Laura Gopaul