86630:OSTEOCALCIN (BONE GLA PROTEIN)

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86630:OSTEOCALCIN (BONE GLA PROTEIN)
Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Tuesday-Saturday
Released: 1-4 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 83937-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA) or 4 mL green top tube (heparin).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and immediately separate serum or plasma from cells into a plastic vial. Freeze.
Stability: 8 hours ambient, 72 hours refrigerated, or 3 months frozen.
Standard Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis.

AGE MALE FEMALE
7-9 years 66-182 ng/mL 73-206 ng/mL
10-12 years 85-232 ng/mL 77-262 ng/mL
13-15 years 70-336 ng/mL 33-222 ng/mL
16-17 years 43-237 ng/mL 24-99 ng/mL
18 years and older 11-50 ng/mL 11-50 ng/mL