Test ID: Z1546
CPT code: 83880
Specimen Type: Red or SST
Frequency: Setup: Daily; Analytic time 1 day
Instructions: 0.5mL serum from red or SST, spin and freeze or refrigerate in plastic
vial. Min 0.3mL. Frozen serum stable 365 days.
Text: An aid in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure.
Both BNP and NT-Pro BNP are markers of atrial and ventricular distension due to increased intracardiac pressure.
Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay