Item Value
Test name Calcitonin
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test set up Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 5-8 days
Performed by Quest
Patient Preparation An 8 hour fast before specimen collection is preferred
Normal range
≥ 18 year old males ≤ 10 pg/mL
≥ 18 year old females ≤ 5 pg/mL


Pediatrics (Males and Females):
< 6 months ≤ 41 pg/mL
6 months-3 years ≤ 14 pg/mL
3-17 years ≤ 6 pg/mL
Container type Red top or Gold Top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667