Pyridinium Crosslinks (Total), Urine
0070213
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PYD
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
First-morning void.  
Collect
Urine.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 3.5 mL aliquot from a well-mixed, first-morning urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 3 months  
Reference Interval
Effective November 19, 2012
Test Number Components Reference Interval
Pyridinoline, Urine, nM Adult Male: 10.3-​20.0 nM/mM
Premenopausal Adult Female: 15.3-​33.6 nM/mM
Creatinine, Random No reference interval
Interpretive Data
The target value for treated postmenopausal adult females is the same as the premenopausal reference interval.
Note
CPT Code(s)
82523
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020207Creatinine, Urine - per volume
0070222Pyridinoline, Urine Calculation
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • PYD crosslinks
  • Urinary pyridinium crosslinks