LabCorp Test

C-Telopeptide Blood Test (Endocrine Sciences)

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A marker for bone resorption.

Test #500089


Availability: In stock

Also Known As Type 1 Collagen, C-Telopeptide, Crosslaps, Carboxyterminal Cross-linking Telopeptide of Bone Collagen
Preparation Fasting for 10-12 hours required. Stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection.
Test Results 4-8 days. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.

 This test may be used as an aid in monitoring bone resorption changes of antiresorptive therapies in postmenopausal women, individuals with osteopenia, and in predicting skeletal response (bone mineral density) in postmenopausal women undergoing antiresorptive therapies.

It is a peptide fragment from the carboxy terminal end of the protein matrix; used to monitor anti-resorptive therapies, such as bisphosphonates and hormone replacement therapy, in postmenopausal women and people with low bone mass (osteopenia)

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