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: Dept of Clinical Biochemistry, 4th Floor Duncan Building, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP