NT-ProBNP
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING
Container(s):
Serum (gold-top) - Preferred

EDTA (5 mL purple-top) - Acceptable

Heparin tube (5 mL lime-top) - Acceptable

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed test performed three times weekly - geneally Mon,

Wed, Fri

Reference Intervals:
Male:

17 to 49 years: <70 ng/L

50 to 64 years: <180 ng/L

65 to 73 years: <230 ng/L

74 years and older: <650 ng/L

Female:

17 to 49 years: <120 ng/L

50 to 64 years: <270 ng/L

65 to 73 years: <350 ng/L

74 years and older: <850 ng/L

Laboratory:
Auto Chemistry (8382-9164)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
BNP

Brain Natriuretic Peptide

B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP)

proBNP
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This test not Medicare rebatable (may be
billable for Private non-inpatients)
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: Place on MPA (heparin first unless serum first for other tests)

Data Entry Code:
TPB

SydPath Division:
Chemical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:35:09
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