Parathyroid Hormone


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.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay.

AgeConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 1)
0–Less than 1 mo7–59 pg/mL7–59 ng/L
1–11 mo8–61 pg/mL8–61 ng/L
12 mo–10 yr11–59 pg/mL11–59 ng/L
11–17 yr15–68 pg/mL15–68 ng/L
Adult15–65 pg/mL15–65 ng/L

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions

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