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Epic Code LAB150 C Reactive Protein (CRP), High Sensitive, Blood Level

Test Name Alias

C Reactive Protein Ultrasensitive Blood Level | CRP Ultrasensitive | High Sensitivity CRP | 4219 CRP Cardiac

Interface Order Alias

10347

Ordering Instructions

This test recommended for cardiovascular risk assessment only

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 4.5 mL Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel) or 5.0 mL Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 4.5 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Processed Specimen: Plasma or Serum
  • Centrifuge/Spin: Yes
  • Aliquot: Yes
  • Processing Instructions:
    • Plasma is preferred specimen type
    • Green Tube/Plasma: Centrifuge after collection.
    • Gold Tube/Serum: Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Relative Risk of Cardiovascular Disease:

Risk Range
Low <1.00 mg/L
Average 1.00 – 3.00 mg/L
High >3.00 mg/L
Acute phase response   >10.00 mg/L

 

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

CPT

86141-LAB-C REAC PROT ULTRASEN

CDM Code

4054219

Epic Test ID

1230100417

LOINC

Ultrasensitive CRP: 30522-7

Beaker LOINC

CRP HIGH SENSITIVE: 30522-7
LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A

Mayo Access Code

SHO4219

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: HIGH SENSITIVITY CRP
Beaker Display Name: C Reactive Protein (CRP), High Sensitive, Blood Level
BEAKER TEST NAME: C REACTIVE PROTEIN, HIGH SENSITIVE
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: C Reactive Protein, High Sensitive

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated