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Ultra-sensitive CRP

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
USCRP MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Immunoturbidimetric
Special Instructions:
Useful for: -Assessment of risk developing myocardial infarction in patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes. -Assessment of risk of developing cardiovascular disease or ischemic events in individuals who do not manifest disease at present.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-2 days
Additional Info:
Reference Range: Lower risk: <2.0 mg/L Higher risk: > or =2.0 mg/L Acute inflammation: >10.0 mg/L
CPT Code:
86141
Synonyms:
High-Sensitive CRP; Cardiac CRP