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

Important Note

Effective 2.13.19, please order PBNP instead of BNP. BNP will become obsolete.

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

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83880

Reference Values

<100 pg/mL