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Blood Test Information

Bone Profile
(a.k.a Calcium Group)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: CA

Special instructions
Uncuffed sample collection preferred, especially if previous result abnormal.
Calcium group request also includes Albumin, Phosphate, Magnesium, Adjusted (corrected)Calcium and Alkaline Phosphatase.

Reference range
See individual tests.

Linked to
Calcium, Albumin, Magnesium, Phosphate, Alkaline Phosphatase

Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
To exclude hypercalcaemia and hypocalcaemia. Corrected calcium calculated when albumin is low


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