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Ionized Calcium Test

Ionized Calcium
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Sample type :

Blood

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Calcium Test Normal Range is:

 Calcium Blood Test Normal Range Sample Type Age Wise Range
Serum/Plasma   0 - 10 day 7.6 - 10.4 mg/dL
  11 days - 24 month 9.0 - 11.0 mg/dL
  13 - 18 Years 8.4-10.2 mg/dL
Adult (Male & Female) Normal Range
  19 Years - 59 Years 8.8-10.6 mg/dL
  60 Years - 90 Years 8.8-10.2 mg/dL
  > 90 Years 8.2-9.6 mg/dL
Calcium Urine Test Normal Range Sample Male Female
Urine < 300 mg/24 Hrs. < 250 mg/24 Hrs.
Calcium / Creatinine Ratio Test Normal Range Sample Male Female
Urine 0.012 – 0.244 0.009 – 0.328
Calcium Spot urine Test Normal Range Sample Male Female
Urine Random 0.9 - 37.9 mg/dL 0.5 - 35.7 mg/dL
Ionized Calcium Test Normal Range Sample Male Female
Serum/Whole Blood < 300 mg/24 Hrs. < 250 mg/24 Hrs.

Ionized calcium is a test that measures the level of calcium in your blood. Calcium is a mineral that is essential for many body processes, including bone health, nerve function, and muscle contraction.

There are many different diseases that can be diagnosed with an ionized calcium test. Some of the more common ones include:

-Cancer: Ionized calcium levels can be elevated in cancerous cells, which can help to diagnose the disease.
-Kidney disease: Kidney problems can cause calcium levels to become imbalanced, which can be detected with this test.
-Heart disease: Abnormalities in calcium levels can sometimes be indicative of heart problems.
-Bone disorders: This test can help to diagnose conditions such as osteoporosis or Paget's disease.

The test may also be ordered when calcium levels are found to be low on a routine blood test.
Certain conditions can cause low ionized calcium levels, including:

  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Malabsorption syndromes
  • Cancer

There are a few things that you can do in order to lower your ionized calcium test results.

  • One thing that you can do is take a calcium supplement. This will help to ensure that your body has enough calcium, and it may also help to lower the amount of ionized calcium in your blood.
  • Another thing that you can do is to eat a diet that is rich in calcium. This means eating foods like dairy products, leafy green vegetables, and nuts.
  • Finally, you can try to avoid things that can raise your ionized calcium levels. These include smoking, drinking alcohol, and taking certain medications.

Yes, it is safe to take Ionized Calcium Test.

Before having an ionized calcium test, there are a few things you should do and know.

  • First, fasting is not required for this test so you can eat and drink as usual.
  • Second, tell your doctor if you are taking any medications, as some can interfere with the results of the test.
  • Finally, avoid using lotions or oils on your skin on the day of the test, as this can also affect results.

Yes, fasting is required for the ionized calcium test. This is because food and drink can affect the level of calcium in your blood. Fasting ensures that the level of calcium in your blood is not affected by what you have eaten or drunk.

Yes, home sample collection is available for Ionized Calcium Test. One can opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.

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