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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
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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 November 22, 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 November 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425422/all/Parathyroid_Hormone.
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