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Test ID: CTX    
Beta-CrossLaps (Beta-CTx), Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

83175

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

An aid in monitoring antiresorptive therapies (eg, bisphosphonates and hormone replacement therapy) in postmenopausal women treated for osteoporosis and individuals diagnosed with osteopenia

 

An adjunct in the diagnosis of medical conditions associated with increased bone turnover

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Beta-CrossLaps (B-CTx), S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

B-CTx
Beta CrossLaps
Beta-CTx
C-Telopeptide
C-terminal collagen crosslinks
Carboxy terminal collagen crosslinks
CTx