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CA

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for CANADA.

CA

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for Canada. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Canadian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Canada. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Canada. Each province and territory has its own code with the prefix "CA." For example, the code for the Territory of Nunavut is ISO 3166-2:CA-NU.
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One academic medical center decreased iCa orders by approximately 75% by establishing a reflex calcium test, such that iCa was performed only when total serum calcium was <8.0 mg/dL or >10.2 mg/dL.
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For example, the parathyroid hormone, or PTH, with calcium test was brought in-house, she says, adding, "We can do it for less cost than a reference lab." Although the lab has taken on more testing, it was still able to promote a bench tech to the newly-created position of POCT coordinator, McGrail says.