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b-type natriuretic peptide
Synonyms: BNP 
Computer Code: (CBNP)
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (lavender top tube). Send blood immediately. Must be processed within 2 hours of draw time. 
Minimum Volume:  
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, freeze immediately. Transport on dry ice. 
Reference Values: 0-100 pg/mL  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hrs 
Stat TAT: 45 min 
CPT Code(s): 83880 
LCD or NCD: (LCD)  
Methodology Used: 39
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/24/2014
Time: 22:51:57 (24hr)