C-Reactive Protein

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB149
EPIC Order C-REACTIVE PROTEIN
CPT Code(s) 86140
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station STAT: 888; Routine: 30
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube / Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
Micro: 300µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability Unspun: <4 hours recommended
Spun/Separated,
Room Temp:
8 hours
Spun/Separated,
Refrigerated:
≤3 days
Spun/Separated,
Frozen:
30 days
Availability 24 hours / day
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hour; Routine 2 hours
Reference Range Normal: ≤10.0 mg/L
Comments This is not the high-sensitivity method. Order HSCRP for high-sensitive CRP test.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 06, 2021

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