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ea0034p38 | Clinical biochemistry | SFEBES2014

Hypercalcaemia referrals from primary care: a retrospective audit

Maghsoodi Negar , Moniz Caje , Vincent Royce

Background: Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP) is the commonest cause of hypercalcaemia, with an annual incidence rate (AIR) of 4/100 000 and peak age incidence of 50–60 years. Our hospital serves a population with age ≥18 of around 500 000. A corrected calcium (cCa) ≥3.00 mmol/l is a critical phoning limit in our biochemistry laboratory.Aim: To assess the incidence of hypercalcaemia in the community, the referral pattern of hype...