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C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • EDTA (purple top)

Dedicated sample required


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Marker of bone resorption, used to monitor anti-resorptive therapies and patients with osteopaenia

morning fasting sample must be received by the laboratory within 4 hours of venesection

Other Comments:

For further information please see our fasting guidlines.

Analysed by Clinical Chemistry Department, 4th Floor Duncan Building, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP


Reference ranges provided by referral laboratory