Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

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