OSCAL - Overview: Osteocalcin, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: OSCAL    
Osteocalcin, Serum

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

Monitoring and assessing effectiveness of antiresorptive therapy in patients treated for osteopenia, osteoporosis, Paget's disease, or other disorders in which osteocalcin levels are elevated


As an adjunct in the diagnosis of medical conditions associated with increased bone turnover, including Paget's disease, cancer accompanied by bone metastases, primary hyperparathyroidism, and renal osteodystrophy

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

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

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

Osteocalcin, S

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

N-MID Osteocalcin