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C-Reactive Protein

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB149
CPT Code(s)   86140
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   STAT: 888; Routine: 30
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top/royal blue acceptable
  micro: 300µL blood/serum separator bullet/red Top
Stability Unspun:
<4 hrs recommended
Room Temperature: </= 4 hrs
Refrigerated: </= 3 days
Frozen: </= 6 months
Availability Routine: 24 hours / day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time
STAT 1 hr; Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range Normal: <10.0 mg/L
Comments This is not the high-sensitivity method. Order HSCRP for high-sensitive CRP test.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on December 14, 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