C-REACTIVE PROTEIN: INFLAM & HIGH SENS

Test Code
CRP or CRP HS

CPT Codes
86141- HIGH SENS86140- IMFLAM

Preferred Specimen
PLASMA

Instructions
ORDER CRP FOR INFLAMMAITORY TESTING.
ORDER CRP-HS FOR CARDIAC AND NEWBORN TESTNG.



Transport Container
MINT GREEN

Transport Temperature
REF: 3 DAYS

Setup Schedule
Set Up:
Report Available:

Reference Range
C-REACTIVE PROTEINmg/dL0.02 - 0.75


Clinical Significance
The hs-CRP test accurately detects low concentrations of C-reactive protein to help predict a healthy person's risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). High-sensitivity CRP is a test for determining a person's risk level for CVD, heart attacks, and strokes.


Performing Laboratory
LMH - Chemistry  x3739 or 3764



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.