Calcium, Serum in Chennai

Also Known as Serum Ca Test, Serum Calcium Test, Sr. CAL., Ca, S. Calcium, Se. Calcium, Calcium Blood Test, Serum Ca

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Calcium Serum in Chennai

Test Overview

Sample TypeBlood
Report Delivery 10 Hrs
Number of Tests Included1

Calcium Serum Test Overview

Calcium is an important mineral needed for strong bones & teeth and the proper functioning of vital organs like kidneys & heart. The Serum calcium blood test measures the amount of calcium in the blood. Serum calcium measurement is typically used to identify bone diseases or calcium-regulating disorders (diseases of the parathyroid gland or kidneys). You can get this test at Apollo 24|7.

Apollo offers a Calcium Serum test across many cities such as:


You can also download the Apollo 24|7 App for a better experience.

What is the price of a Calcium Serum in Chennai

The serum calcium test price in Chennai is affordable, typically from ₹210-₹250. It's advisable to check with Apollo 24|7 for specific pricing and any available packages or discounts.

Why should I get a Calcium Serum  Test

Getting a Serum Ca test is important for several reasons, as it provides critical information about your overall health and can help diagnose or monitor various medical conditions. Here are some key reasons why you might need a S Calcium test:

  • Bone Health: Ensures the strength and health of your bones and teeth.
  • Parathyroid Function: Assesses the function of the parathyroid glands, which regulate calcium levels.
  • Kidney Function: Detects potential kidney stones or other kidney-related issues.
  • Nerve and Muscle Function: Ensures proper functioning of nerves and muscles.
  • Heart Health: Monitors calcium levels crucial for proper heart function.
  • Hormonal Imbalance: Identifies any hormonal imbalances affecting calcium metabolism.
  • Nutritional Status: Evaluate if you have enough calcium in your diet.

Pre Calcium Serum requirements

Before getting a Calcium Serum test, there are a few things you should keep in mind to ensure accurate results:

  • Fasting: Typically, fasting is not required, but follow your doctor's instructions.
  • Medications: Inform your doctor about any medications or supplements you're taking.
  • Diet: Avoid high-calcium foods and supplements before the calcium blood test if advised by your doctor.
  • Hydration: Stay well-hydrated unless otherwise instructed.
  • Health Conditions: Inform your doctor of any existing health conditions.
  • Lab Instructions: Follow any specific instructions provided by the testing lab or your healthcare provider.

Purpose of the Calcium Serum Test

The purpose of a Calcium Serum test is to measure the level of calcium in your blood, which is crucial for maintaining healthy bones and teeth, proper nerve and muscle function, heart health, and blood clotting. With the calcium blood test, conditions related to bones, kidneys, parathyroid glands, and overall metabolic function can be diagnosed and monitored. It can identify abnormalities such as calcium deficiency or excess, aid in the assessment of nutritional status, detect diseases like osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism, and certain cancers, and ensure the effectiveness of treatments for these conditions.

Calcium Serum test result interpretation

Test ParameterResultInterpretation
Total Calcium: Normal Range8.5-10.2 mg/dLNormal range: Indicates healthy calcium levels.
Total Calcium: Low Range< 8.5 mg/dLHypocalcemia: May indicate vitamin D deficiency, hypoparathyroidism, or chronic kidney disease.
Total Calcium: High Range> 10.2 mg/dLHypercalcemia: May indicate hyperparathyroidism, cancer, or excessive vitamin D intake.
Ionized Calcium: Normal Range4.4-5.4 mg/dLNormal range: Indicates proper calcium metabolism.
Ionized Calcium: Low Range< 4.4 mg/dLHypocalcemia: Can suggest issues with parathyroid function, kidney disease, or magnesium deficiency.
Ionized Calcium: High Range> 5.4 mg/dLHypercalcemia: Can indicate hyperparathyroidism, malignancy, or excessive calcium intake.

Check Calcium Serum Reports after the Test

If you have undergone a Calcium Serum test procedure, it is essential to know how to access your results. Here's how you can view your Calcium Serum test results:

  1. Await Notification: Apollo 24|7 will give you an update once your Serum Ca test procedure is done.
  2. Log in to Your Account: To access your account on the Apollo 24|7 website or mobile application, you must have your login credentials.
  3. Locate the Reports Section: Upon successfully registering, locate and click on the 'Reports' section. This is where you can securely store all of your calcium blood test results, including those related to the Calcium Serum test procedure.
  4. Select Your Test: Navigate through the numerous reports saved on your account and select the Calcium Serum test report. This report will indicate the normal range values for Calcium Serum.
  5. Download Report: Each report has a download option available. Save a copy of your Calcium Serum test report using this feature for future use or consult with your family doctor or specialist.

Book the Calcium Serum near you at home with Apollo 24|7 in Chennai

Book your Calcium Serum test at home in Chennai with Apollo 24|7 for a hassle-free experience. Experience the ease of having professional sample collection done right where you live, which ensures accurate results and timely health insights. Apollo 24|7 is here to provide reliable and efficient healthcare services in the convenience of your own home.

faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is Home Collection available for Calcium Serum Tests in Chennai?

Yes, Apollo 24|7 offers a home collection for Calcium Serum Tests in Chennai, providing a convenient and professional sample collection at your doorstep.

Can I schedule the Calcium Serum test in Chennai near me?

Yes, you can conveniently schedule your Calcium Serum test online in Chennai, ensuring easy access and efficient service near your location.

How long does Apollo 24|7 take to give the reports of the Calcium Serum test in Chennai?

Apollo 24|7 provides Calcium Serum test reports in Chennai within 10 hours.

What is the cost of a Calcium Serum test in Chennai

The serum calcium test price in Chennai is ₹250

What is a calcium serum test?

A calcium serum test measures the amount of calcium in your blood to assess bone health, parathyroid function, kidney function, and overall metabolic health.

Why do I need a calcium serum test?

To evaluate bone health, diagnose and monitor conditions like osteoporosis, 
hyperparathyroidism, and kidney disease, and ensure proper nerve, muscle, and heart function.

How do I prepare for the test?

Typically, no fasting is required. Inform your doctor about any medications or supplements you're taking, avoid high-calcium foods if instructed, and stay hydrated.

How is the test performed?

A healthcare provider will draw a blood sample from a vein in your arm, usually taking only a few minutes.

Is there a difference between total calcium and ionized S calcium tests?

Yes, total calcium measures all calcium in the blood, while ionized calcium measures the biologically active form. Your doctor may order one or both depending on your situation.

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The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results