Test directory: C-Reactive Protein (CRP)

Ordering Code403
Test NameC-Reactive Protein (CRP)
AliasCRP
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red), Plasma in Lithium Heparin (Green)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Weeks
Refrigerated: 3 Weeks
Frozen: 12 Months
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Insufficient quantity
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyParticle-enhanced immunoturbidimetric assay

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
C-Reactive Protein (CRP)ALL0.0-10.00.0-10.0mg/L