What is PTH?
PTH, or Parathyroid Hormone, is a hormone that helps regulate calcium levels in the blood. PTH is secreted in response to lower in serum calcium levels.
What is a PTH Test?
A PTH test is a blood test that checks your PTH and Calcium levels.
What does an abnormal PTH test mean?
Am abnormal PTH test suggests a problem with the parathyroid gland.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This PTH & Calcium is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.