Crosslaps Blood Test, from our experts to you.
Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP

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What is
beta-CTx?

Beta-CTx, or beta C-terminal telopeptides are fragments formed when parts of bone (such as DPD) break down. The break down of bone, also known as resorption, is a normal process in bone regulation, but can if occurring at high rates can significantly weaken and reduce the density of bone.


What can I learn
from this test?

Our test measures the level of beta-CTx in your blood as a marker for bone health. It can help you monitor antiresorptive therapies, which is helpful if you are postmenopausal and being treated for osteoporosis or if you have been diagnosed with osteopenia.


What's included?

Bone health
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Beta - CTx Beta-CTx, or Beta C-terminal telopeptides are fragments formed when parts of bone, namingly DPD, break down. The break down of bone, also known as resorption, is a normal process in bone regulation, but can if occurring at high rates can significantly weaken and reduce the density of bone.

How to prepare
for your test

Special instructions

Prepare for your Crosslaps Blood Test by following these instructions. Do not take biotin supplements for two days before this test, discuss this with your doctor if it is prescribed.


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