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Test ID BLOD1066 NT-PROB-type natriuretic pep

AKA

NT-proBNP

Container Type

Serum (red) gel or lithium heparin (green) gel

Specimen type/Requirements

Serum or plasma

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

7 days refrigerated

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis→1000
Icterus→25
Lipemia→1000

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Electrochemiluminesence immunoassay

CPT

83880

Performing Lab

Chemistry Department Sanford Bismarck