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Blood Test Information

Calcium
(a.k.a Bone Profile, Calcium group, Ca)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Tube type: SST

Special instructions
Uncuffed sample collection preferred.
'Calcium group' request also includes Albumin, Phosphate, Magnesium and ALP.
For other reference ranges, see individual tests.

Reference range
2.2 - 2.6 (calcium and adjusted calcium)

Units
mmol/L

Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
To exclude hypercalcaemia and hypocalcaemia.

Please interpret adjusted calcium concentrations with caution if albumin is <20g/L or >50g/L.

 
 

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