Fasting Required: Yes, a minimum of 12 hours fasting is required.
Patient Instructions: Collection must be done between 8 am – 10 am.
Results: 7 – 10 Business Days
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Description: CTx is useful to assess bone resorption in patients with metabolic bone disease. The test is also useful in monitoring therapy to slow or halt osteoporotic bone loss.
Alternative Name(s): C-Telopeptide, Serum, CTX, Beta-Crosslaps
Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.