From Monday 21th Decemeber we will no longer be provide dual reporting of PTH results. HEFT will provide PTH measurements using the Abbott Architect assay only. Please take note of the new method specific reference range for PTH.
Reference Interval (Abbott): 1.6 – 7.2 pmol/L
Note: There will be no change to specimen handling instructions. EDTA plasma is still the recommended sample type.
If you have any queries or comments please contact Craig Webster (Clinical Lead for Blood Sciences) by email or the Duty Biochemist on Bleep 2506.
Note re accreditation status. This PTH assay is currently not on our UKAS accreditation scope.
Tests not appearing on this scope are either under consideration or in the process of accreditation. However, these tests have been validated to the same high standard as accredited tests and are performed by the same trained and competent staff.