Newcastle Laboratories

Deoxypyridinoline (DPD), urine

Clinical Background:

Marker for bone matrix degradation and bone resorption
Monitor therapy

Marker for bone matrix degradation and bone resorption
Monitor therapy

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Random urine collection

    Random urine collection

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Random urine collection

    Random urine collection

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    10 mL

    10 mL

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    10 mL

    10 mL

  • Special Requirement:

    Protect from light

    Protect from light

  • Sample Stability:

    Store sample at -20°C

    Store sample at -20°C

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Duty Biochemist

  • Routine Telephone:

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

  • Routine Email:

Availability:

Sample sent to an external laboratory for testing.

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