Pro B Natriuretic Peptide (ProBNP) (ProBNP, NT-proBNP)

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Plasma (lithium hep, Sodium hep, and EDTA) or serum (SST)

Testing Frequency: 24/7

Transport Container
PST, Plasma Separator

Transport Temperature
Room temp or refrigerate

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: Stability of sample is 3 days at room temp or refrigerated

The PBNP method is a one-step sandwich chemiluminescent immunoassay based on LOCIĀ® technology.

Reference Range
"M Up to 75 Years 0 - 125 pg/mL
M Up to 999 Years 0 - 450 pg/mL
F Up to 75 Years 0 - 125 pg/mL
F Up to 999 Years 0 - 450 pg/mL"

Clinical Significance
"Expected Value(s):
< 75 yrs: 125 pg/mL
> 74 yrs: 450 pg/mL"

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.