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Procollagen I N-terminal propeptide

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout12

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB5536

 

Synonyms: 

P1NP,PINP,FPINT

Methodology: 

Quantitative Radioimmunoassay

Schedule: 

Thursday

Reported: 

10 Days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
One 3 mL serum separator tube or plain red.Separate serum from cells ASAP. Collect all specimens at the same time of day, as there is a diurnal variation of PINP with the values being higher at night.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Plasma. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 2 months

 

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0070236

CPT Code(s): 

83519

Last Changed: 

8/25/2017 6:53:45

Last Reviewed: 

9/7/2017 6:12:40