A mineral found in teeth, bones, and other body tissues.

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... Why get tested?
To determine if the level of calcium in your blood is at normal levels

When to get tested?
As part of a routine metabolic panel, in persons with kidney, bone, or nerve disease, or when symptoms of abnormal calcium are present

Sample required?
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm; a timed urine collection may be used when blood calcium is abnormal; urine calcium may also be done if you have kidney stones
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Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Hypercalcemia
... This patient summary on hypercalcemia is adapted from the PDQ summary written for health professionals by cancer experts. This and other credible information about cancer treatment, screening, prevent...
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    ... The medical term "renal" describes things related to the kidneys. Renal osteodystrophy is a bone disease that occurs when your kidneys fail to maintain the proper levels of calcium and phosphorus in y...

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