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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.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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 May 18, 2015
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
 Pyridinoline, Urine - ratio to CRTAdult Male: 10.3-20.0 nmol/mmol
Premenopausal Adult Female: 15.3-33.6 nmol/mmol
 Creatinine, Urine - per volumeNo 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 NameLOINC
0020207Creatinine, Urine - per volume2161-8
0070222Pyridinoline, Urine - ratio to CRT25129-8
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Aliases
  • PYD crosslinks
  • Urinary pyridinium crosslinks