CTx Collagen Type I-C

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2546
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CCTX
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 17406
Alternate Names
  • C Telopeptide
  • Collagen C-Telopeptide
  • CTx
  • CTX Collagen Type 1-C
  • CTx Collagen Type I C-Telopeptide

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Patient Preparation

12 hour fasting is required


Specimen Requirements

2.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

3 months Frozen

Collection Instructions

Fasting Morning collection between 8:00 a.m. and  10:00 a.m.
  *Diurnal variations cause elevated levels at night*

Allow blood to clot 10-15 minutes ambient
Centrifuge and separate, and freeze serum

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:


Adult Male  
18-29 Years 87-1200 pg/mL
30-39 Years 70-780 pg/mL
40-49 Years 60-700 pg/mL
50-68 Years 87-345 pg/mL
Adult Female  
18-29 Years 60-640 pg/mL
30-39 Years 60-650 pg/mL
40-49 Years 50-465 pg/mL
>49 Years Not established
Pediatric Male  
5-9 Years 574-1849 pg/mL
10-13 Years 519-2415 pg/mL
14-17 Years 435-2924 pg/mL
Pediatric Female  
5-9 Years 574-1849 pg/mL
10-13 Years 519-2415 pg/mL
14-17 Years 242-1291 pg/mL


Methodology:
  • Immunoassay (IA)

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Tuesday
Thursday
Saturday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

4 to 7 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

00911026


CPT Coding

82523


Medical Necessity May Apply