Test directory: Collagen Cross-Linked NTx,Random Ur

Ordering Code4978
Test NameCollagen Cross-Linked NTx,Random Ur
Cross-Linked N-Tx
Preferred SpecimenSecond Morning Void Urine or 2 Hr Urine
Preferred ContainerRandom Urine in Clean or Sterile Container
Optimum Volume20 mL
Collection InstructionsKeep refrigerated
Patient age & sex required on requisition
For second morning void urine - Discard the first morning void urine and collect the second morning void urine
For 2 Hr urine - Discard the first morning void urine
Collect all urine for the next 2-hour period.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 72 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaReceived ambient at reference lab, Preservatives used
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time5 Days
MethodologyEnhanced Chemiluminescence
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
N-Telopeptide (NTx)ALLSee report.
Creatinine, Random UrineALLSee report.