C-TELOPEPTIDE
Department: Referred Biochemistry
Alternate Names for Test: BETA-CROSSLAPS
BETA-CTx
C-TERMINAL TELOPEPTIDE
CROSSLAPS
CTx
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Patient Preparation: Must be fasting.  Bleed between 0800-0900
Sample Type:

1x Mauve (EDTA) tube 4.0mL

Alternative Blood Tubes: Yellow SST (Serum Separator) tube 5.0mL
Pre-Analytical Storage Requirements: Separate and freeze plasma/serum
Transport Requirements: Frozen
Referred Specimens:
Referred to: Canterbury Health Laboratories
Link to Reference Lab Website: http://www.labnet.co.nz/testmanager
Preferred Aliquot: 1mL plasma
Minimum Aliquot: 300uL plasma
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Freeze plasma.
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Keep frozen.
In the Lab:
Lab Test Code: RCTE
Turnaround Time: 2 weeks
Reference Interval & Interpretation: Provided with Reference Laboratory result.
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: http://www.rcpamanual.edu.au/index.php?option=com_pttests&view=tests&Itemid=77
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Jan Tenberge
Department Name: Specimen Reception
Phone: (04) 3815900 ext 717
Fax: (04) 3815948
Email: jtenberge@apath.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 15/03/2011
Website last updated on 21/07/2014 08:37

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