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Test ID: CATLN    
Calcitonin, Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB)-Needle Wash, Lymph Node

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

As an adjunct to cytologic examination of fine-needle aspiration specimens in athyrotic individuals treated for medullary thyroid carcinoma to confirm or exclude metastases in enlarged or ultrasonographically suspicious lymph nodes

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoenzymatic Assay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Calcitonin, FNAB, Lymph Node