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About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • Spot urine (universal container)


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Monitoring response to antiresorptive therapy, confirm patient compliance and assess efficacy of new therapies in patients with metabolic bone disease such as osteoporosis, Paget’s disease, primary hyperparathyroidism and metastatic bone disease

Ideally a second morning urine sample should be supplied.

Other Comments:

Analysed at Sheffield NGH Bone Markers Unit, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching NHS Foundation Trust, Herries Road, Sheffield, S5 7AU