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Osteocalcin test

Osteocalcin test

Osteocalcin test: The osteocalcin test measures the amount of osteocalcin in the urine; osteocalcin is a protein made by osteoblast cells and reflects osteoblast-mediated bone resorption (bone turnover).

Osteocalcin test: Other Names

Other names for Osteocalcin test include:

  • Bone G1a protein
  • BGP

Diseases Associated with Osteocalcin test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Osteocalcin test:

  • Osteoporosis (increased levels)
  • Paget disease (increased levels)
  • Bone tumors, primary and metastatic (increased levels)
  • Acromegaly (increased levels)
  • Hyperparathyroidism (increased levels)
  • Hyperthyroidism (increased levels)
  • Osteodystrophy (increased levels)
  • Hypoparathyroidism (decreased levels)
  • Hypothyroidism (decreased levels)
  • Cortisol therapy (decreased levels)

Basic Information: Osteocalcin test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Osteocalcin test' may be involved.

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