Test Details

PTHrP; PARATHYROID HORMONE RELATED PROTEIN

Test Price: ₹ 9000

Hypercalcemia of malignancy is a common cause of hypercalcemia specially in hospitalized patients. This is typically not due to excess of PTH hormone, but due to the presence of PTHrP. This assay is used as a diagnostic workup of patients with suspected hypercalcemia of malignancy and hypercalcemia of unknown origin. This test should not be used to exclude cancer or screen tumor patients for humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy.



Test Code:
DVCL0352
Report Delivery:
Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks
Parameters Included:
0
Category:
Disorders of Bone
Pre-Test Information:
Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.
Method:
Immunoassay
Specimen:
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma in 1 Green Top (Sodium heparin) tube. Separate plasma immediately and transfer to a screw capped vial. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.
Stability Room:
8 hrs
Stability Refrigerated:
7 days
Stability Frozen:
28 days

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