Posted Date
Effective Date
Update Type Test Discontinued
CPT Code 82523
Order Code NTXU
Referral Laboratory Mayo Medical Laboratories


NTx-Telopeptide, Urine

Order Code:                  NTXU

Fee Code:                     32154 (CPT 82523)

Reference Laboratory: Mayo NTXPR

Mayo Clinic Laboratories will discontinue offering the NTx-Telopeptide Urine assay effective November 1, 2023. Beta-CrossLaps, Serum (order code BCTX) is an alternative marker of bone resorption and has been recommended by the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the Endocrine Society for monitoring response to therapy in postmenopausal osteoporosis.