C-Telopeptide, Beta-Cross-Linked, Serum


Sunquest Code:CTELOB  
Epic Code:LAB6016Epic Name:C-Telopeptide, Beta-Cross-Linked
Synonyms:Collagen C Telopeptide; Collagen Type I-C Telopeptide; C Telopeptide Beta Crosslinked
Methodology:Electrochemiluminescent immunoassay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2.0 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Red (no gel))
Patient Preparation:In patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (i.e., greater than 5 mg/day), no specimen should be taken until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow specimen to sit for 15-20 minutes at room temperature for proper clot formation. Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:Stability: Samples are stable for 4 hours at room temperature; 8 hours refrigerated and 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:70416


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Age

Female

pg/mL

Male

pg/mL

6 mo – 6 y

500-1800

500-1700

7-9 y

566-1690

522-1682

10-12 y

503-2077

553-2071

13-15 y

160-1590

485-2468

16-17 y

167-933

276-1546

18-29 y

64-640

87-1200

30-39 y

60-650

70-780

40-49 y

40-465

60-700

50-69 y

 

40-840

70 y or greater

 

52-847

Postmenopausal

104-1008

 

Reference ranges for patients under 6 months of age are not provided by the reference laboratory.

 



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