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