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C-Telopeptide

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C-Telpeptide is a bone turnover marker used for monitoring purposes.

Sample should be Fasting and collected in AM.

Please send to laboratory ASAP after collection.

 

Alternate names:
CTx
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
CTX
Specimen types:
Plasma
Container types:
EDTAEDTA
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable

Patient should be fasting.

 

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
1 mL
Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
3-4 days
Reference Interval:

Female:

Age

Reference intervals: ng/L

6 months – < 6 yrs

450 – 1800

6  – <11 yrs

820 - 2010

11 – <15 yrs

490 - 2760

15 - <16yrs

120-1730

16 – <20 yrs

120 - 1590

20 – <50yrs*

*This reference interval applies to pre-menopausal women, values can be higher in < 40 y.o.

150  – 800

50 – <70yrs *

*This reference interval applies to post- menopausal women.

50  –  800

≥ 70 yrs

100  – 1000

 Male:

Age

Reference intervals: ng/L

6 months – < 6 yrs

450 – 1800

6  – <10 yrs

1050 - 2380

10 – <16 yrs

1000 - 2900

16 - <20 yrs

500 - 2430

20 – <25  yrs*

*Please note values can be higher before growth plate closure.

400 – 900

25 – <70 yrs

100 –  600

≥ 70 yrs

100 – 750

 

Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

C-Telopeptide is a bone turnover marker used for monitoring purposes.

Laboratory Notes:

Deliver to Laboratory without delay, spin,separate and freeze.

External Laboratory:
Alfred Hospital
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