Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 16, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91247

N-Telopeptide, Urine

Specimen:Collect:
  • Timed Urine in One Timed Urine Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in One Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Aliquot(s) Timed Urine in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen.
Special Handling:
  • 24 HR Urine Collection Preferred
  • Keep Specimen Refrigerated During Collection
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • State Collection Time
  • State Volume
  • If random urine is submitted - second-morning void preferred
    For monitoring therapy, a baseline specimen should be collected prior to initiation of therapy. Subsequent specimens for comparison should be collected at the same time of day as the baseline specimen.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens contaminated with blood.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82523
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93416 - N-TELOPEPTIDE
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
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