Deoxypyridinoline (DPD) Urine Test


This urine test can be used to determine the presence of osteoporosis, or other bone-related diseases.

For this test, you will be required to visit The Doctors Laboratory in London to collect your sample as the sample is not suitable for posting. Learn more.

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Bone health

DPD - urine

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Deoxypyridinoline (Dpd) is a cross linked product of collagen molecules found in bone and removed in the urine during bone degradation. DPD urine levels are used to measure the bone re-absorption rates which is useful in determining the risk of developing osteoporosis or to monitor therapies in those diagnosed with osteoporosis.

DPD : Creatinine

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Kidney health

Creatinine urine

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Creatinine is a chemical waste molecule that is generated from normal muscle metabolism. Measurement of this is an indicator of the levels of other waste products in the body. Creatinine is also an accurate marker of kidney function, and may help in diagnosing kidney disease.
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