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C-Terminal Telopeptide of Type I Collagen


  • Biomarker
  • Clinical Utility and Efficacy

General Information

Application:Clinical Trials
Turnaround Time:As specified by client
Analysis Schedule:To accomodate client needs
Analytical - Method:Radioimmunoassay ; RIA
Reportable - Test Results Type:Quantitative

Shipping Information

Units - Conventional:micrograms per liter; μg/L or mcg/L

Specimen Information

Minimum Volume:250uL
Preferred Volume:500uL
Rejection Criteria:

Shipped incorrectly, specimen label(s) does/do not match consent information, no consent, or any other matrix other than serum.

Collection Instructions:

Collect peripheral blood by venipuncture into a serum separator tube (SST). Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes. Separate serum from clot by centrifugation (1000 x g, 15 minutes). Remove serum and assay immediately or aliquot and store at ≤ –20°C.

Collection Patient Preparation:NOT APPLICABLE
Container:Red-top [cap or stopper] clot tube or Gold [cap] SST or Red-Gray 'TigerTop' [stopper] SST (for serum)