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  • pro BNP (NT-ProBNP, N-Terminal pro B-Type Natriuretic Peptide)

pro BNP (NT-ProBNP, N-Terminal pro B-Type Natriuretic Peptide)

Synonyms: BNP, proBNP

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB5361
EPIC Order
  PRO-BNP
CPT Code(s)   83880
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine: 30; STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 4mL blood/gold top serum separator tube/red top acceptable
  Micro: 1 mLblood/gold top serum separator tube/red top; formulary: 1 mL
Stability
Unspun: 8 hours
Room Temperature: Yes
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: 12 months
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   Routine: 2 hrs; STAT: 1 hr
Reference Range Normal: units pg/mL  
Age
Male
Female
up to 45 years
<93
<178
45-54
<138
<192
55-64
<177
<226
65-74
<229
<353
75+
<852
<624
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:    Centrifuge, Aliquot, Freeze
Comments

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 02, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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