Serum minimum 1.0 mL (PTH, ionized calcium, Vitamin D) and 0.5 mL of EDTA plasma (PTHrP)
Freeze prior to shipment. Avoid hemolysis for PTHrP. Do not send whole blood.
Plastic leak-proof container, plastic or glass tube.
Label all samples. Ship on at least 2 – 3 cold packs. Ship overnight. Samples must arrive below 60 degrees F.
This test is performed at the endocrinology section at the Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Prices for tests performed outside TVMDL may not include lab accession fees and are subject to change without notice. Turnaround times vary depending on shipping time and the referral lab's schedule.