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Equation of Harvey et al for Predicting the Upper Limit of Normal for Serum Intact Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, laboratory tests

ICD-10:

E21

Description:

Harvey et al developed an equation for predicting the upper limit of the normal reference range for serum intact parathyroid hormone. This can help to identify patients with primary hyperparathyroidism having an atypical presentation. The authors are from the University of Calgary in Canada.

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