N TELOPEPTIDE CROSSLINKS

Synonyms: Collagen Cross-Linked N-Telopeptide; N-Telopeptide; NTX Test; Osteomark
Computer Code: (RNTX)
Specimen Collection: 20 mL random urine (second morning void). 24 hr urine acceptable (plain bottle)
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate random urine. Min 1 mL urine.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 10 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82570, 82523
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII