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Test Code MISC1WARDE3717980 N-Telopeptide, Cross-Linked - Serum

Department

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Reference Lab Test Number

NTXS

Primary Collection Container

Red (No Gel)

Alternate Collection Container

Gold (SST)

Transport

Serum frozen

Preferred Transport Temperature

Frozen

Processing

Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum.

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable

Refrigerated: 24 Hours

Frozen: 2 months

Minimum Testing Volume

0.5 mL

Reference Range

Adult Male: ≥19 yrs 5.4-24.2 nM BCE

Adult Female: ≥19 yrs 6.2-19.0 nM BCE

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay

Performed

Wednesday

Reported

4-11 Day

CPT Codes

82523

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed specimens.