Osteocalcin by ECIA
Label Mnemonic: OSTEO
Epic code: LAB7410
Downtime form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
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