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N-Telopeptide (NTX), SERUM

Order Name NTX SERUM
Test Number: 6905091
Revision Date 04/10/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
N-Telopeptide (NTX), SERUM
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay 21215-9 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.5 mL (0.2 mL) Serum Clot Activator SST Frozen
Instructions Allow specimen to 15-20min to clot then separate serum from cells. Transfer 0.5mL(0.2mL) serum to a Standard Transport Tube.
Unacceptable Conditions: Severely hemolyzed specimens.
Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 5 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 6 months
Testing Schedule Mon, Wed, Fri  
Expected TAT 2-5 days  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 70500
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CPT Code(s) 82523
Lab Section Reference Lab