Urine Pyridinoline and Deoxypyridinoline

Test investigation

Urine Pyridinoline and Deoxypyridinoline

Laboratory offering test

SAAS for Calcium and Bone Metabolism

Units

nmol/mmol creatinine

Also known as/Frequency of test

DPD/PYD

Storage conditions and sample stability

Sample MUST be protected from UV light – wrapped in foil or transported in a dark container

Sample type

Random urine

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

4-6 weeks

Reference intervals

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