Test directory: proBNP

Ordering Code5516
Test NameproBNP
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Plasma in Sodium Heparin (Green)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge & aliquot specimen immediately.
Separate plasma immediately after centrifugation. Keep refrigerated after separation.
Send Out dept. will send to reference lab FROZEN.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityFrozen: 1 Year
Rejection CriteriaGross Hemolysis
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
proBNPALLSee report.