C-Telopeptide


Test Information

Test Name

C-Telopeptide

Synonyms

CTx; Collagen Transfer Factor; C-Terminal Telopeptide

Preferred Specimen

EDTA

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Fasting preferred
  • Collect blood between 0800 and 1000 hours. For repeat testing, sampling should be at the same time of day

Processing Information

Registration Code

CTEL

Notes

  • Do not share sample
  • Freeze EDTA plasma

Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

Send Away Volume

> 0.5 mL plasma

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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