N-Telopeptide, Cross-Linked, Serum

Test ID: Z2439

CPT code: 82523
Specimen Type: Red or Gel clot
Frequency: Setup: Mon, Wed, Fri; Analytic time 4 days
Instructions: 0.5mL serum from red or SST. Frozen. Min 0.25 adult, 0.15 pediatric.
Severe hemolysis unacceptable.
Text: Serum N-Telopeptide (NTx) levels may be used in predicting skeletal
response (bone mineral density) to antiresorptive therapy and in
monitoring bone resorption changes following initiation of
antiresorptive therapy.
Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

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