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Test ID: CATN    
Calcitonin, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

9160

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

Diagnosis and follow-up of medullary thyroid carcinoma

 

Adjunct to diagnosis of multiple endocrine neoplasia type II and familial medullary thyroid carcinoma

 

Occasionally useful in the diagnosis and follow-up of islet cell tumors

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

Automated Immunochemiluminometric Assay (ICMA)

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

Calcitonin, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

CT (Calcitonin)
Thyrocalcitonin