Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Sample type: Plasma

Test name: CTx a.k.a. C-terminal telopeptide, Beta crosslaps

Special precautions & notes: Fasting morning sample preferred. Please contact the laboratory to discuss, then send to lab immediately. Plasma transported to referral lab frozen via courier.

Reference range: Rarely indicated test. Reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.

Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 21 days

Referral location: Biochemistry, 3rd Floor Clinical Sciences Services (CSS) Building, Royal Liverpool Hospital, Mount Vernon Street, Liverpool L7 8YE