Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 19, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91516

C-Telopeptide

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • In patients recieving therapy with high biotin doses (greater than 5 mg/day), no sample should be taken until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
    Allow serum separator tube to sit for 15-20 minutes at room temperature for proper clot formation. Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
Stability:Ambient: 4 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 8 Hour(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82523
Components:
  • 91516 - C-TELOPEPTIDE
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