B-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE (BNP)
: Flourescence Immunoassay
: 10 - 100 pg/mL
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: 1 lavender top bullet
: 5 mL blood
: 0.7 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.
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