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C-TELOPEPTIDE, SERUM
Number 1237
CPT Code 82523
Alias CARBOXYTERMINAL CROSS-LINKING TELOPEPTIDE OF BONE COLLAGEN
Specimen Container SST
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Contact Laboratory
Alternate Specimen 
Volume 1 mL Serum
Stability Ambient 1 Day
Stability Refrigerated 2 Days
Stability Frozen 7 Days
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

Enzyme-linked immunoabsorbent assay (ELISA)

Limitations 

This test is not intended to predict the development of osteoporosis or future fracture risk. The use of this test has not been established in hyperparathyroidism or hyperthyroidism. When using the test to monitor therapy, results may be confounded in patients afflicted with clinical conditions known to affect bone resorption (eg, bone metastases, hyperparathyroidism, or hyperthyroidism). Results should be interpreted in conjunction with clinical findings and other diagnostic results and should not be used as a sole determination in initiating or changing therapy. Note: Serum values are not interchangeable with urine values.

Rejection Criteria 
Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
TagsCARBOXYTERMINAL, CROSS-LINKING, CROSSLAPS, TYPE 1, COLLAGEN

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Primex Clinical Laboratories strives to provide clients with quality testing services to better support patient health. With the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become high in demand yet testing supplies are limited.

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