≤ 4.8 Females
≤ 11.8 Males
This sample MUST be collected on ice, and brought immediately to the Blood Sciences reception. Do not place samples in the pod system. Haemolysed samples are unsuitable for analysis.
Calcitonin is used to help diagnose and monitor C-cell hyperplasia and medullary thyroid cancer (MTC), and to screen for patients at risk for MTC because of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN 2) or other mutations in the RET oncogene.
10 working days
Cannot be added to an existing request.