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Calcium 170


Calcium is one among the most common tests ordered in basic or routine health screening. Blood Calcium test is typically ordered to diagnose conditions relating to bone, heart, nerves, kidney and teeth. Calcium test can be ordered by the doctor if certain conditions such as thyroid disorders, bone diseases, neurological disorders, and kidney stones are suspected. Book Calcium Test with CNC PATHLAB at the comfort of your home, today!

Specimen Type

:  Blood, Calcium

Pre-test Information

:  No Special Preparation Required.

Report Delivery

:  24 Hours

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  Blood

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Calcium is one among the most common tests ordered in basic or routine health screening. Blood Calcium test is typically ordered to diagnose conditions relating to bone, heart, nerves, kidney and teeth. Calcium test can be ordered by the doctor if certain conditions such as thyroid disorders, bone diseases, neurological disorders, and kidney stones are suspected. Book Calcium Test with CNC PATHLAB at the comfort of your home, today!

 

Interpretations

Blood Calcium levels only indicate the amount of calcium circulating in the blood, without providing any information of the calcium level in bones.

 

High Total Calcium or Hypercalcemia may be indicative of a variety of conditions as below:

  • A benign tumor in the parathyroid gland
  • Tuberculosis
  • HIV AIDS
  • Excess vitamin D intake

 

Low level of calcium may be due to

  • Kidney Failure
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Pancreatic Disorders
  • Poor intake of dietary calcium
  • Increased level of phosphorous in blood