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11188: NT-proBNP Print View
NT-proBNP ECLIA    pg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 24 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Serum 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 24 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)  
  Plasma EDTA Trace Metal 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 24 Month(s)  
  Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 24 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  

This assay aids in the diagnosis of individuals suspected of congestive heart failure; is indicated for risk stratification of patients with acute coronary syndrome and congestive heart failure. Also aids in the assessment of increased risk of cardiovascular events and mortality for patients at risk of heart failure who have stable coronary artery disease.

Collect blood in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube.
Separate plasma as soon after collection as possible.
Keep refrigerated (cold packs) after separation.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83880

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated






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