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Parathyroid Hormone

Parathyroid Hormone is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Parathormone, PTH, intact PTH, whole molecule PTH.

Common Use:
To assist in the diagnosis of parathyroid disease and disorders of calcium balance. Also used to monitor patients receiving renal dialysis.

Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Specimen should be transported tightly capped and in an ice slurry.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Immunoassay)

AgeConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 1)
Cord bloodLess than 3 pg/mLLess than 3 ng/L
2–20 yr9–52 pg/mL9–52 ng/L
Adult10–65 pg/mL10–65 ng/L

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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Parathyroid Hormone." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425422/all/Parathyroid_Hormone.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Parathyroid Hormone. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425422/all/Parathyroid_Hormone. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Parathyroid Hormone. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425422/all/Parathyroid_Hormone
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Parathyroid Hormone [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425422/all/Parathyroid_Hormone.
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