Cross Laps (Beta)

Sample: Serum

Schedule: Daily

Units: pg/mL

Range: Up to 600 pg/mL (30 - 50 y.o.) Up to 700 pg/mL (50 - 70 y.o.) Up to 1000 pg/mL ( > 70 y.o. )

Remarks: High levels of Cross-laps in serum or plasma indicate increased bone metabolism. This tests is particularly useful in monitoring therapy of osteoporosis and is an early indicator of bone activity. (See also Bone Alkaline Phoshatase, ,Calcitonin, Dpd, Osteocalin,)


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