Sample: Heparin plasma, collected in ice immersed heparin tube (store frozen)
Range: Up to 14,0
Remarks: Osteoclacin is used to evaluate bone disorders. Increased levels of osteocalcin indicates increased bone turnover. Osteocalcin may be raised in bone metastases, primary hyperparathyroidism and renal osteodystrophy. Osteocalcin levels may used to follow-up the therapy of osteoporosis.