Preferred Sample Type

P1NP (serum procollagen type I amino terminal peptide; bone markers)

Suitable Specimen Types

  • Serum
  • EDTA Plasma
0.5mL minimum serum

Specimen Transport

Usual transport to laboratory.

Sample Processing in Laboratory

Separate serum. Send to referral laboratory via first class post.

P1NP (serum procollagen type I amino terminal peptide; bone markers)

Reference Range

 

Male

Female

0-3 months

929-1122

756-1173

3-6 months

477-956

365-1244

6-9 months

367-1159

302-744

9-12 months

281-626

183-590

1-2 yrs

225-390

239-380

2-3 yrs

124-245

157-373

3-4 yrs

138-235

85-254

4-5 yrs

129-214

120-216

5-6 yrs

106-260

106-201

6-7 yrs

102-230

77-252

7-8 yrs

103-165

99-197

8-9 yrs

98-196

66-255

9-10 yrs

88-190

116-172

10-11yrs

122-193

94-174

11-12 yrs

109-184

115-239

12-13 yrs

110-192

71-174

13-14 yrs

120-248

64-157

14-15 yrs

110-282

30-174

15-16 yrs

70-239

56-142

16-17 yrs

87-120

34-75

17-18 yrs

40-97

47-84

Adult

20-76

19-69 (pre-menopausal)

 

Source: referral laboratory (July 2014).

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