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Osteocalcin

Ordering information:

This test not covered by medicare. Cost is $50.

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
OSTCA
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
1 mL
Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
7-10 days
Reference Interval:

Healthy Women:Premenopausal (>20yrs) : 11 - 43 ng/mL

Postmenopausal (no HRT) : 15 - 46 ng/mL

Healthy men:18 - <30 yrs : 24 - 70 ng/mL

30 - 50 yrs : 14 - 42 ng/mL

>50 - 70 yrs : 14 - 46 ng/mL

Laboratory Use Only

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TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

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CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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