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Epic Test Name pro BNP
Components
Synonyms n terminal proBNP
NT-PRO BNP, BNP
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred Green/yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED, SST, K2 & K2 - EDTA, NH4-Heparin.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology ECLIA
Reference Range <50 years old (<450 pg/mL), 50 – 74 years old (<900 pg/mL), 75 years or more (<1800 pg/mL).
CPT Code(s) 83880
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
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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