Calcium

Calcium
S-Ca KL 2013

Calcium testing is used especially in the monitoring of parathyroid gland and bone diseases. Various illnesses involve abnormal calcium levels in serum. 

Indications

Investigating calcium metabolism dysfunction and determining the calcium balance. 

Sample

1 mL of serum (or Li-heparin plasma). Fasting is recommended. 

Storage and delivery

Delivery at room temperature on sampling day. Can be stored refrigerated over the weekend, ship at room temperature. 

Method 

Photometric

Turnaround time

1 – 2 weekdays

Reference ranges

2.15 – 2.51 mmol/L

Inquiries

martin.tornudd@mineraalilaboratoriomila.fi