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Test Code NT PRO B NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE NT PRO B NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE

Order Code

PBNP

Alt Test Name

ProBNP, B-Type Natriuretic Peptide, NT Pro BNP, N Terminal proBNP

Methodology

Immunometric Immunoassay

Prefered Specimen Type

Green Top (Lithium Heparin)

Other Acceptable Specimens

Red Top or SST

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL Plasma

Stability

Room Temperature / Refrigerated ó 3 days; Frozen ó 12 months

Routine Analytic Time

4 Hours

STAT Analytic Time

1 Hour

Department

Chemistry

LOINC Code

33762-6

CPT Code

83880