Osteocalcin by ECIA
Label Mnemonic: OSTEO
Epic Lab Code: LAB7410
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 0.5 mL serum
Absolute Minimum: 0.3 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolyzed specimens.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Turn Around Time:
1-4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Age Male Female 6 months-6 years 39-121 ng/mL 44-130 ng/mL 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
Interpretive Data:
In patients with renal failure the osteocalcin result can be elevated, both directly, due to impaired clearance, and indirectly, due to renal osteodystrophy.
Methodology:
Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
CPT Code:
83937