hsCRP

Last Modified: 1/18/2019 12:23:59 PM


Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
7 days Refrigerated (transport)
90 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia
Reference Range: <3.1 mg/L

For Ages >17 Years
hs-CRP (mg/L) Risk According to AHA/CDC Guidelines
<1.0 Lower Relative Cardiovascular Risk
1.0-3.0 Average Relative Cardiovascular Risk
3.1-10.0 Higher Relative Cardiovascular Risk.
Consider retesting in 1 to 2 weeks to exclude a benign transient elevation in the baseline CRP value secondary to infection or inflammation.
>10.0 Persistent elevations upon retesting, may be associated with infection and inflammation.
Methodology: Nephelometric
Clinical Significance: Useful in predicting risk of cardiovascular disease
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 1 to 3 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: HSCRP
EPIC Test Code: LAB3096
Send Out Test Code: 91737
Alternate Test Names: Cardio IQ® hs-CRP ; High-sensitivity CRP (hsCRP); Ultra-sensitive CRP
CPT Coding: 00919625

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