B-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE (BNP)
: Fluorescence Immunoassay
: 10 - 100 pg/mL
: Lavender top (EDTA) - 4.0 mL; Please submit a separate EDTA tube if ordering BNP along with other tests that are collected in a Lavender top (EDTA) tube
: 1 lavender top bullet
: 1 mL plasma
: 0.3 mL plasma
: Room temperature for up to 4 hours; 2-8 C for up to 24 hours
: 2-8 C: 24 hours; -20 C: 3 months
Reasons for Rejection
: Severely hemolyzed specimen, improper storage, improper specimen
: Stat: 1 hour, routine: 2 hours
: Transport at room temp or chilled.If testing will not be performed within 4 hours of collection, it is best to separate plasma and freeze.
Please submit a separate EDTA tube if ordering a BNP along with other tests that are collected in a Lavender top (EDTA) tube.
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