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Test Code BNP B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP), Plasma

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
BNP

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Pink-top (EDTA) tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of plasma

Collection Instructions: Send specimen in plastic vial.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate <24 hrs; Freeze if >24 hrs

Reference Values

<100 pg/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83880