N-Telopeptide, Serum

Test ID: 

703055

CPT code:

82523

Synonyms:

NTx

Clinical Use:

Monitor antiresorptive therapy with estrogen and calcium supplementation as well as drug therapy.

Specimen Type:

Serum

Requested Volume: 

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.3 Ml

Container Type: 

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Collection:

Serum must be transferred to a plastic transport tube. Serum must be separated from red cells or gel-barrier immediately after clot formation and centrifugation.

Storage Instructions:

Refrigerate.

Rejection Criteria:

Nonserum specimen; serum specimen received on cells or on gel-barrier

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MCI Diagnostic

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Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

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