Container: Serum (Gold top)

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Calcitonin

Condition / Indication: Follow up of medullary thyroid malignancy

Special precautions & notes: Please discuss request with laboratory.  Send sample to the laboratory packed in ice within 30 minutes.

Reference range: Male: <11.8 ng/L Female: <4.8 ng/L

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 14 days

Referral location: Department of Clinical Biochemistry, King's College Hospital, Bessemer Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS