CTX - Overview: Beta-CrossLaps (Beta-CTx), Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

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

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

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


Reporting Name A shorter or 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

Beta CrossLaps
C-terminal collagen crosslinks
Carboxy terminal collagen crosslinks