C-Reactive Protein, Ultrasensitive

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB150
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CRPS1
Alternate Names
  • Cardio CRP
  • Cardiophase CRP
  • CRP Ultrasensitive
  • CRP, Ultrasensitive
  • High Sensitive CRP
  • hsCRP

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Plasma in a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin 

Alternate Specimen

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

TransportAndStorage

72 hours Refrigerated

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

0.0 - 3.0 mg/L


Methodology:
  • Particle Enhanced Turbidmetric Immunoassay (PETIA)

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Chemistry

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01426141


CPT Coding

86141


Medical Necessity May Apply