Test directory: Collagen Type I C-Telopeptide

Ordering Code5553
Test NameCollagen Type I C-Telopeptide
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Collection InstructionsA minimum of 12 hours fasting is required. Fasting morning collection 8-10 am. (Dinurnal variations cause elevated levels at night.)
Handling InstructionsSeparate serum promptly
Freeze as soon as possible if specimen will not REACH
Sendouts within 3 days.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 16 Hours
Refrigerated: 3 Days
Frozen: 3 Months
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube, Moderate to Gross Hemolysis specimens,
Gross lipemia, Gross icteric specimens
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Collagen Type I C-TelopeptideALLSee report.