Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name CRP
Components
Synonyms Normal Application CRP, C Reactive Protein.
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred Green/yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED, K2 or K3 EDTA.
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 <5.0 mg/L
CPT Code(s) 86140
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeRoutine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes This test is used to assess infection or systemic inflammation.
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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