PTH-related protein

Alternative Names

PTHrp

Definition of PTH-related protein

PTH-related protein is a blood test that measures the amount of a protein molecule similar to parathyroid hormone.

Review

Ari S. Eckman, MD, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 10/14/2009

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