Calcium Total

About the test

Calcium total test is a safe, painless and non-invasive diagnostic procedure that uses a blood sample to check the level of total calcium (bound and unbound) in the bloodstream.

Why get tested?

The test uses a blood sample to determine the level of calcium in the blood.

This test includes

  • Calcium

Preparations

  • Overnight fasting or a minimum of 8 hours of fasting is preferable beforehand.
  • It is advised that the patient should inform the doctor about his or her current health status.
  • The doctor should be informed in case the patient has been taking any medicines or herbal products.
  • To avoid misdiagnosis females should avoid taking a blood test before and after seven days of the menstrual period.
  • Food with high calcium content such as banana, cheese, yoghurt, etc. should be avoided a night before undergoing the test, as these items may interfere with the test results.

Frequently asked questions

Q.What is the normal range of calcium levels in a healthy person?

The normal calcium levels range between 8.80 to 10.60 mg/dL in the blood. Any fluctuation in these levels may lead to hypocalcemia or hypercalcemia.

Q.What food items should be consumed by the patients suffering from hypocalcemia?

Patients suffering from hypocalcemia should consume dairy products, green leafy vegetables, fish, tofu, nuts and almonds to combat calcium deficiency.

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