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Test Code BNP B-Type Natriuretic Peptide, Plasma

Reporting Name

B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP)

Useful For

Aids in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF)

 

The role of brain natriuretic peptide in monitoring CHF therapy is under investigation

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge, remove plasma from cells, and freeze immediately or within 7 hours from time of collection.

Additional Information: Include patient's age and sex.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma EDTA Frozen 365 days

Reference Values

Males

≤45 years: ≤35 pg/mL

46 years: ≤36 pg/mL

47 years: ≤37 pg/mL

48 years: ≤38 pg/mL

49 years: ≤39 pg/mL

50 years: ≤40 pg/mL

51 years: ≤41 pg/mL

52 years: ≤42 pg/mL

53 years: ≤43 pg/mL

54 years: ≤45 pg/mL

55 years: ≤46 pg/mL

56 years: ≤47 pg/mL

57 years: ≤48 pg/mL

58 years: ≤49 pg/mL

59 years: ≤51 pg/mL

60 years: ≤52 pg/mL

61 years: ≤53 pg/mL

62 years: ≤55 pg/mL

63 years: ≤56 pg/mL

64 years: ≤57 pg/mL

65 years: ≤59 pg/mL

66 years: ≤60 pg/mL

67 years: ≤62 pg/mL

68 years: ≤64 pg/mL

69 years: ≤65 pg/mL

70 years: ≤67 pg/mL

71 years: ≤69 pg/mL

72 years: ≤70 pg/mL

73 years: ≤72 pg/mL

74 years: ≤74 pg/mL

75 years: ≤76 pg/mL

76 years: ≤78 pg/mL

77 years: ≤80 pg/mL

78 years: ≤82 pg/mL

79 years: ≤84 pg/mL

80 years: ≤86 pg/mL

81 years: ≤88 pg/mL

82 years: ≤91 pg/mL

≥83 years: ≤93 pg/mL

Females

≤45 years: ≤64 pg/mL

46 years: ≤66 pg/mL

47 years: ≤67 pg/mL

48 years: ≤69 pg/mL

49 years: ≤71 pg/mL

50 years: ≤73 pg/mL

51 years: ≤74 pg/mL

52 years: ≤76 pg/mL

53 years: ≤78 pg/mL

54 years: ≤80 pg/mL

55 years: ≤82 pg/mL

56 years: ≤84 pg/mL

57 years: ≤87 pg/mL

58 years: ≤89 pg/mL

59 years: ≤91 pg/mL

60 years: ≤93 pg/mL

61 years: ≤96 pg/mL

62 years: ≤98 pg/mL

63 years: ≤101 pg/mL

64 years: ≤103 pg/mL

65 years: ≤106 pg/mL

66 years: ≤109 pg/mL

67 years: ≤112 pg/mL

68 years: ≤114 pg/mL

69 years: ≤117 pg/mL

70 years: ≤120 pg/mL

71 years: ≤123 pg/mL

72 years: ≤127 pg/mL

73 years: ≤130 pg/mL

74 years: ≤133 pg/mL

75 years: ≤137 pg/mL

76 years: ≤140 pg/mL

77 years: ≤144 pg/mL

78 years: ≤147 pg/mL

79 years: ≤151 pg/mL

80 years: ≤155 pg/mL

81 years: ≤159 pg/mL

82 years: ≤163 pg/mL

≥83 years: ≤167 pg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 6 a.m.-4 p.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83880

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BNP B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) 30934-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
BNP B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) 30934-4

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject

Method Name

Immunoenzymatic Assay

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) with the specimen.

Secondary ID

83873