What is the Calcium Ionised test?
The ionized calcium blood test analyzes the total calcium content (50% to 55%) in the blood. Calcium is a mineral in the body that is responsible for strong and healthy bones, teeth, and muscles. Ionized calcium, or free calcium, is in the most physiologically active form.
When is the Calcium Ionised test recommended?
It is recommended:As a part of a complete metabolic panel (CMP) or a basic metabolic panel (BMP).If you have signs or symptoms suggestive of kidney disease, thyroid disease, parathyroid disease, or malnutrition, If you have symptoms suggestive of high calcium levels, such as constipation, abdominal pain, increased thirst, or weakness, and low calcium levels, such as tingling in the fingers or muscle cramps.
What does it measure?
The Calcium Ionised test: Analyzes the total calcium in your blood. There are several different types of calcium in your blood. This includes ionized calcium, calcium bound to other minerals called anions, and calcium bound to proteins like albumin. This ionized calcium, also called free calcium, is the most active form.The ionized calcium levels give more information about active ionized calcium. It might be important to know your ionized calcium levels if you have abnormal levels of proteins, such as albumin or immunoglobins, in your blood.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Calcium Ionised test in Delhi?
The cost of the Calcium Ionised test in Delhi is Rs. 400.
How often should I get the Calcium Ionised test?
The Calcium Ionised test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Calcium Ionised test?
4.64 to 5.28 mg/dL
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Calcium Ionised test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Calcium Ionised test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Calcium Ionised test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book a Calcium Ionised test with Orange Health in Delhi?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!