84001:PYRIDINIUM CROSSLINKS (TOTAL)

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84001:PYRIDINIUM CROSSLINKS (TOTAL)
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Edit Date: 7/27/2007
Performed: Tuesday
Released: 1-8 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 82523-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Urine from first morning void.
Handling: Submit a 5 mL aliquot in two tubes. Freeze.
Stability: 2 hours ambient, 4 days refrigerated, or 3 months frozen.
Standard Volume: 5 mL urine aliquot in two tubes.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL urine aliquot in two tubes.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Comments: Deoxypyridinoline Crosslinks and Pyridinium Crosslinks must be ordered separately. See Deoxypyridinoline (84000).
Rejection Criteria: Preserved or 24-hour urine.
MEDICARE MAY REQUIRE A SIGNED ADVANCE BENEFICIARY NOTICE (ABN) FOR THIS TEST

Reference Range:
Pyridinoline
Male: 10.3-20.0 nM/mM Female: 15.3-33.6 nM/mM
Creatinine, Random No reference interval

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