Deoxypyridinoline Crosslinks, Urine

Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Methodology:Enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 82523 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-8 days.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random
Optimal Volume:3.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Patient Preparation:First morning void preferred.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 3.5 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Samples are stable refrigerated for 7 days. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Freeze
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:70212 (DPD)


Reference Range:


Reference Interval


Adult Male: 2.3-8.7 nM/mM

Premenopausal Adult Female: 3.1-8.7 nM/mM

Creatinine, Random

No reference interval

The target value for treated postmenopausal adult females is the same as the premenopausal reference interval.

Reference ranges for patients under 18 years of age are not provided by the reference laboratory.


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