Test ID: Z1035
CPT code: 83937
Specimen Type: SERUM
Frequency: Setup Mon-Sat; Analytic time 1 day
Instructions: 1.0 ml Serum from Red or SST, refrigerated in plastic vial. Patient fasting 12 hours. Min 0.75 mL.
Text: Elevated levels of Osteocalcin indicate increased bone turnover. Used
for Monitoring and assessing effectiveness of antiresorptive therapy in patients treated for osteopenia, osteoporosis, Paget’s disease, or other disorders in which osteocalcin levels are elevated.
Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay