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Intact Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Test

Intact Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Test from Thyrocare

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Price: Rs. 1220
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Parameters Included:
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Fasting:
10-12 hours Fasting Required
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'On-time' Mantra:
Report on-time, Home Collection in Less than 60 Mins
Sample Type
Sample Type:
Blood
age group
Age Group:
All Age Groups
Home Collection
Home Collection:
Available
Process
  • 1. Technician from Thyrocare will be assigned for a sample collection after appointment confirmation.
  • 2. Sample will be collected by Technician at your address at given slot.
  • 3. You will get a payment link in 2 hours. You can make the payment online or pay cash to the technician.
  • 4. Soft copy report will be sent to your email address within 24-48 hours.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What is an Intact Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) test?

An intact parathyroid hormone (PTH) test helps measure the amount of parathyroid hormone in the blood.

What is an Intact parathyroid hormone (PTH) test used for?

An intact parathyroid hormone test is used to determine the underlying cause of certain health problems, such as:

  • Abnormal blood calcium level
  • Low blood phosphorus level
  • Severe osteoporosis

This test is also used to monitor people with chronic kidney disease and to determine the efficacy of parathyroid treatment.

When should I take this test?

Your doctor may recommend an intact parathyroid hormone test if you have abnormal blood calcium levels, chronic kidney disease, or parathyroid disorder.

What do the test results mean?

If your test report shows higher than normal parathyroid hormone levels, it indicates hyperparathyroidism. If your test results show lower than normal PTH levels with low blood calcium levels, it may mean that your parathyroid glands cannot produce enough PTH. This condition is called hypoparathyroidism.

Do I need to fast for a Intact Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) test?

It is essential to fast for at least 10-12 hours for accurate test results. Fasting indicates not eating or drinking anything except plain water before the test. Also, it is important to consult your doctor if you take any medicine, because certain medications may impact the test results. That is why, you should ask your doctor whether you need to fast before any test.

What should I expect during the Intact Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) test?

You can expect the following experience during a Intact Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) test:

  • First, you will need to sit calmly in a chair. After that, the healthcare professional will examine your arms to get an easily obtainable vein. This is usually performed in the inner part of your arm.
  • Once they have sited a vein, they will clean that particular area with a disinfecting liquid.
  • After that, the medical professional will insert a thin needle into the vein to collect the blood sample. At this time you may feel a pinching sensation.
  • Once they collect the required amount of blood in the test tube, they will remove the needle and put a cotton ball on the site to stop the bleeding.
  • After that, they will put a bandage on the site.

Usually, the entire blood collection process will take less than 5 minutes.

What should I expect after the blood collection procedure?

After collecting the blood sample, the healthcare provider will send the sample to the laboratory for examination.

Are there any risks associated with a Intact Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) test?

Usually, there are very little to no risks associated with this test procedure. Blood tests are common medical tests that are essential to diagnose or monitor a condition.

When can I expect to get the test results?

You will get soft copies of the test results via Email within 24-48 hours. However, if you opt for a hard copy, it will be delivered to your address by courier within 3-4 business days.

Thyrocare Intact Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Test

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