Test directory: Osteocalcin, N-MID

Ordering Code5987
Test NameOsteocalcin, N-MID
AliasBone Gla Protein (BGP)
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsAllow blood to clot at room temperature and centrifuge immediately to separate the serum. Freeze as soon as possible.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 24 Hours
Frozen: 3 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaHemolyzed, Received ambient at reference laboratory, Patient administered with biotin within 8 hours.
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence (ECLIA)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Osteocalcin, N-MIDALLSee report.