C-TELOPEPTIDE, BETA-CROSS-LINKED, SERUM

Mnemonic

MISC

Synonym

Beta-Cross Laps, Collagen C Telopeptide, Collagen Type I-C Telopeptide (C-Telopeptide, Beta-Cross-Linked, Serum), CTx

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

One 6 mL serum separator tube or one 5 mL pink (K2EDTA) or green (sodium heparin).

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed specimens

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 hours; Frozen: 3 months

Testing Information

Performed

Tue, Thu, Sat

Method

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (70416)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided with report

CPT Codes

82523

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:08 AM