N-Telopeptide Cross-links (NTx), Urine (Serial Monitor)

CPT: 82523; 82570
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Test Includes

Serial graphics in color. Serial graphs permit the clinician to determine whether therapy is effective in reducing bone resorption.

Special Instructions

The account must submit the patient's Social Security number to monitor. Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy. To order this test without the serial monitor service, use test 141093. For a complete test description, see N-Telopeptide Cross-Links (NTx), Urine.

Expected Turnaround Time

3 - 5 days

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Specimen Requirements


Transport tube, no preservative


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
511097 N-Telopeptide, Urine (Serial) 511095 N-Telopeptide nmol BCE 27939-8
511097 N-Telopeptide, Urine (Serial) 013672 Creatinine, Urine mg/dL 2161-8
511097 N-Telopeptide, Urine (Serial) 511117 N-Telo/Creat. Ratio nM BCE/mM Cr 14115-0
511097 N-Telopeptide, Urine (Serial) 511495 Interpretive Guide: N/A
511097 N-Telopeptide, Urine (Serial) 511958 PDF 80563-0

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