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Calcitonin

Also known as: Human calcitonin, Thyrocalcitonin

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Plasma (Lithium Heparin)

Collection requirements: Specimen must be separated and frozen on day of collection

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Immunoassay

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

John Radcliffe Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

All Ages: 0 - 10 ng/L

Male

All Ages: 0 - 10 ng/L