Osteocalcin

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: OSTEOCAL
POE DESCRIPTION:

Osteocalcin

CPT CODE: 83937-90
CDM NUMBER: 3181372
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Patients should fast 12 hours prior to collection.

CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube or SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum)
REJECTION CRITERIA: Hemolysis, lipemia
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.0 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 3550
METHODOLOGY: Immunoradiometric Assay
TEST SYNONYM(S):BGP; Bone Gla Protein