PTH2 - Overview: Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: PTH2    
Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Serum

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

Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia


Diagnosis of primary, secondary, and tertiary hyperparathyroidism


Diagnosis of hypoparathyroidism


Monitoring end-stage renal failure patients for possible renal osteodystrophy

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


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


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

Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), S

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

Intact PTH (Parathyroid Hormone)
PTH (Parathyroid Hormone)