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About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • Serum (red top)


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Investigation of medullary thyroid cancer/MEN2

fasting sample must be received by the laboratory on ice within 30 minutes of venesection.

Other Comments:

Analysed at SAS Endocrine Laboratory, Clinical Biochemistry, 8th Floor, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust, Fulham Palace Road, LONDON, W6 8RF


Interpretive comments provided by referral laboratory

For more information, please see the following: 

Calcitonin - Lab Tests Online
Fasting guidlines