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Calcium (Ca) Test Cost

Also known as - Total Calcium, Ionized Calcium

Blood Calcium test is done to screen for, diagnose, and monitor a range of conditions relating to the bones, heart, nerves, kidneys, and teeth. It measure the calcium level of the body that is not stored in bone.

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Price Comparison of Calcium (Ca) Test in top Indian cities

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Cost in Bangalore

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Cost in Chandigarh

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Cost in Chennai

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Cost in Hyderabad

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Cost in New Delhi

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Cost in Noida

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Test Description

Blood calcium test is done to evaluate the level of calcium in the blood, it can help in the screening, diagnosis or monitoring of various disease conditions affecting the bones, heart, nerves, kidneys and the teeth.

Most often abnormal calcium levels indicates an underlying disease condition and further evaluation would be required such as, urine calcium which helps to determine if the kidneys are excreting normal amount, parathyroid hormone to rule out abnormal function of the parathyroid gland, vitamin D, phosphorus, magnesium to determine if there are deficiencies or excess of this
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When To Get Tested

  • As part of a general routine medical checkup with the comprehensive metabolic panel  (CMP) or basic metabolic panel (BMP)
  • If you have kidney disease, because calcium levels are usually low in kidney failure
  • If you have symptoms of elevated calcium levels such as fatigue, weakness, nausea, constipation, vomiting, loss of appetite, frequent urination, increased thirst
  • If you present with symptoms of low calcium levels such as abdominal cramps, muscle cramps, or tingling fingers
  • If you present with other diseases  that can cause abnormal calcium levels such as thyroid disease, malnutrition, Malabsorption, parathyroid disease
  • For monitoring persons with various types of cancer, most especially breast, lung, head, neck, kidney and multiple Myeloma
  • If you are on treatment for abnormal calcium level to determine the effectiveness of treatment.

Test Result & Interpretation

  • Normal calcium level in blood whether it is total or ionized calcium, with other normal tests indicates that the calcium metabolism is good and blood levels of calcium are properly regulated.
  • High total calcium levels (hypercalcemia) are caused by various disease conditions such as hyperparathyroidism, cancer metastases to the bone, hyperthyroidism, excess intake of vitamin D, tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, also with intake of some medications such as thiazide diuretics
  • Low total calcium levels (hypocalcemia) is seen in various medical conditions such as liver disease with low albumin levels, chronic alcoholism, malnutrition
  • If calcium levels are low it may indicate disorders such as hypoparathyroidism (underactive parathyroid gland), extreme deficiency of dietary calcium, vitamin D, and magnesium, other conditions associated with low calcium levels include renal failure, acute inflammation of the pancreas.

Common Questions

Can blood calcium test be done at home?
No. blood calcium test must be done by trained personnel in the hospital or doctor’s office.

Which food products contain high calcium?
High calcium levels are contained in dairy products, some fortified calcium fruit juices, other sources of calcium include eggs, green, leafy vegetables, legumes, nuts,  and broccoli.

Would my laboratory test result be altered if I consume foods fortified with calcium?
Eating fortified food will not directly have effect on your calcium levels, however inform your health care providers on any supplements you may be taking.

Price Comparison of Calcium (Ca) Test in top Indian cities

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Cost in Bangalore

Rs. 225

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Cost in Chandigarh

Rs. 235

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Cost in Chennai

Rs. 210

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Cost in Faridabad

Rs. 209

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Cost in Ghaziabad

Rs. 220

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Cost in Gurgaon

Rs. 225

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Cost in Hyderabad

Rs. 230

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Cost in Mumbai

Rs. 240

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Cost in New Delhi

Rs. 239

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Cost in Noida

Rs. 225

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Cost in Pune

Rs. 230

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