what does this mean? Beta-CrossLaps (B-CTx), S pg/mL ....74Low
<5 years: 242-1292 pg/mL
5-9 years: 351-1532 pg/mL
10-15 years: 447-2457 pg/mL
16-17 years: 478-1666 pg/mL
18-29 years: 238-1019 pg/mL
30-39 years: 225-936 pg/mL
40-49 years: 182-801 pg/mL
50-59 years: 161-737 pg/mL
60-69 years: 132-752 pg/mL
> or =70 years: 118-776 pg/mL
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It sounds like you received some test results before meeting with your doctor to discuss what this means for you.
According to Mayo Clinic Laboratories:
"Monitoring antiresorptive therapies (eg, bisphosphonates and hormone replacement therapy) in postmenopausal women treated for osteoporosis and individuals diagnosed with osteopenia
It is an adjunct in the diagnosis of medical conditions associated with increased bone turnover."
"Elevated levels of beta-C-terminal telopeptide (CTx) indicate increased bone resorption. Increased levels are associated with osteoporosis, osteopenia, Paget disease, hyperthyroidism, and hyperparathyroidism."
Read more here:
– Beta-CrossLaps (B-CTx), S https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/test-catalog/Overview/83175#Clinical-and-Interpretive
Are you concerned about a symptom or new medical condition? When do you meet with your doctor to discuss this?
I still do not know what it is! Sammylou@