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Test Compendium

8609: PROBNP, N-TERMINAL

Test Code

  • 8609

Test Synonym

  • BNP

Volume

  • 1 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 1 day

Special Instructions

  • 1 mL SERUM REFRIGERATED

Specimen Stability

  • 3 days at 15-25 °C, 6 days at 2-8 °C, 24 months at -20 °C.

Reference Range

  • Fasting Sex Message Lines Ref Ranges Unit of Measure
    <75yrs:<125 >75yrs:<450 pg/mL