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Beckman Coulter A16953 Access Intact PTH Calibrator (S0-S5, RB)

$194.10

Brand: Beckman Coulter
Manufacturer SKU: A16953
Analyzer Type: Hematology Analayzer
Analyzer Series: Access Analyzer Series
Test Type: Immunology
Test Name: Intact Parathyroid Hormone Level (iPTH)
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Beckman Coulter A16953 Access Intact PTH Calibrator, Intact Parathyroid Hormone Level Test (iPTH Test) Specifications:

Beckman Coulter A16953 Access Intact PTH Calibrator, Intact Parathyroid Hormone Level Test (iPTH Test): INTENDED USE

The Access Intact PTH Calibrator are intended to calibrate the Access Intact-PTH assay for the quantitative determination of intact parathyroid hormone PTH levels in human serum and plasma using the Access Immunoassay Systems.

Beckman Coulter A16953 Access Intact PTH Calibrator, Intact Parathyroid Hormone Level Test (iPTH Test): SUMMARY AND EXPLANATION

Quantitative assay calibration is the process by which samples with known analyte concentrations (i.e., assay calibrators) are tested like patient samples to measure the response. The mathematical relationship between the measured responses and the known analyte concentrations establishes the calibration curve. This mathematical relationship, or calibration curve, is used to convert RLU (Relative Light Unit) measurements of patient samples to specific quantitative analyte concentrations.

What is a parathyroid hormone – Intact Parathyroid Hormone Level Test / iPTH Test ?
Beckman Coulter A16953 Access Intact PTH Calibrator Intact Parathyroid Hormone Level Test iPTH Test | JIT4You Clinical Lab Consumables
Beckman Coulter A16953 Access Intact PTH Calibrator Intact Parathyroid Hormone Level Test iPTH Test

Intact Parathyroid Hormone PTH Level Test / iPTH Test measures the level of parathyroid hormone (PTH) in your blood. PTH, is made by your parathyroid glands. They are four pea-sized glands in your neck.

Hormones are chemical messengers in your bloodstream. They control the actions of certain cells or organs. PTH controls the level of calcium in your blood. Calcium is one of the most important minerals in your body. Most of it is stored in your bones and teeth. Having the right amount of calcium in your blood is important for your nerves, muscles, and heart to work properly.

 

If your calcium blood levels are too low, your parathyroid glands will release just enough PTH into your blood to return your calcium levels to normal. PTH raises your blood calcium by:

  • Telling your bones to release calcium into your blood
  • Helping your intestines to absorb calcium from the food you eat
  • Helping your kidneys to keep calcium in your blood instead of getting rid of it through your urine (pee)

When your calcium blood levels return to normal, your parathyroid glands stop making PTH and your blood PTH levels decrease.

Because the amount of PTH levels in your blood changes with the amount of calcium in your blood, your health care provider will usually order a calcium blood test along with a PTH test. Comparing the results of both tests helps your provider understand if your parathyroid glands are working properly to control your calcium levels.

Other names: parathormone, intact PTH

What is Intact Parathyroid Hormone Level Test / iPTH Test used for?

A PTH test may be used to:

  • Help find out whether parathyroid disorders are the cause of abnormal blood calcium levels. This is the most common use.
  • Help find the cause of abnormally low results on a phosphate blood test. That’s because PTH also helps control the amount of phosphate (phosphorus) in blood.
  • Monitor people with chronic kidney disease.
  • Help find the cause of severe osteoporosis, a condition that causes your bones to become weak and break easily.
  • Check whether treatment for a known parathyroid disorder is working.
  • Check whether all overactive parathyroid tissue has been removed during surgery to treat parathyroid disorders that cause too much PTH.