NTx Urine Test
This simple urine test of bone breakdown is now available in a simple-to-use home kit. Meridian Valley Lab's NTx* (N-telopeptide) test is a second-morning urine collection that measures the degree of bone remodeling or bone turnover. While not a measurement of bone density, the NTx test can be a useful clinical tool to monitor a bone health treatment plan (osteopenia, osteoporosis) in complement to an annual DEXA scan.
*Not available in New York State