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Test Compendium

5186: OSTEOCALCIN, SERUM

Test Code

  • 5186

Test Synonym

  • Osteocalcin, N-MID

Minimum Volume

  • 0.8 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 83937
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 0.8 mL FROZEN Serum STRICT FROZEN

Additional Information

  • 0.8 mL Frozen Serum from Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube (SST) Transfer the serum into a plastic transport tube with screw cap. Freeze immediately maintain frozen until tested. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.

Specimen Stability

  • Stable