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Parathormone, PTH, intact PTH, whole molecule PTH.
To assist in the diagnosis of parathyroid disease and disorders of calcium balance. Also used to monitor patients receiving renal dialysis.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)|
|Cord blood||Less than 3 pg/mL||Less than 3 ng/L|
|2–20 yr||9–52 pg/mL||9–52 ng/L|
|Adult||10–65 pg/mL||10–65 ng/L|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions