Sample type: Plasma
Test name: FGF-23
Condition / Indication: Rarely indicated test
Special precautions & notes: Send to the lab immediately, ideally packed in ice. Plasma should be separated and stored frozen in a plain tube, Transport to referral lab by courier on dry ice.
Reference range: Rarely indicated test. Reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.
Container: EDTA (Lavender top)
Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes
Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry
Turnaround time: 4 weeks
Referral location: SAS Metabolic Bone Laboratory, Eastern Pathology Alliance, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Laboratory Medicine, Level 1 East Block, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY