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Collagen type I C-telopeptide (CTx)

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB2816

 

Methodology: 

Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

5-7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
A minimum of 12 hours fasting
is required. Collect specimen in the morning (8-10 a.m.) Nonfasting samples are unacceptable. Grossly hemolytic
and lipemic samples are unacceptable.
Handling: Red-top tube.
Alternate tube: Gold Top Tube
Stability: Ambient: 16 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 90 days

 

Notes: 

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=17406

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website

CPT Code(s): 

82523

Last Changed: 

9/12/2017 5:20:30 PM

Last Reviewed: 

9/12/2017 5:20:48 PM