CALCITONIN STIMULATION BY CALCIUM - PENTAGASTRIN

Calcitonin is a hormone secreted by parafollicular C cells of thyroid gland. This assay is useful for the diagnosis and follow up of Medullary carcinoma thyroid, as an adjunct to diagnosis of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type II and Familial Medullary thyroid carcinoma. It is occasionally used in the diagnosis and followup of Islet Cell tumors.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Overnight fasting is mandatory.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by Mon / Thu 4 pm; Report Same day
  • Components:
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Sample Report