C-Reactive Protein, Quantitative

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB149
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CRP
Alternate Names
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • CRP
Clinical Significance

Tests for Inflammation


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Plasma in a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin (preferred)
or
1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
or
1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
or 
1.0 mL Plasma from a Green Top Tube - Li Heparin in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

1 week Refrigerated 

36 hours on cells

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

0.0 - 0.9 mg/dL


Methodology:
  • Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance

Tests for Inflammation


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Kosciusko Hospital
  • Parkview LaGrange Hospital
  • Parkview Noble Hospital
  • Parkview Randallia Hospital
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
  • Parkview Southwest
  • Parkview Wabash Hospital
  • Parkview Whitley Hospital
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Chemistry
Stat Eligible

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01426140


CPT Coding

86140