Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name HS-CRP (HIGH SENSITIVITY C-REACTIVE PROTEIN)
Components
Synonyms HSCRP; Highly sensitive CRP
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred Green/yellow (lithium heparin), Acceptable (K2 - EDTA) or plain red collection tube
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Immunoturbidimetric
Reference Range < 1.0 mg/L
CPT Code(s) 86141
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes This test is used to assess coronary heart disease.
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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