C-Reactive Protein

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CRP
CPT CODE: 86140
DAYS PERFORMED:

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

Routine: 8 hours, STAT: 1 hour

CONTAINER TYPE:

SST tube or  Red top tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS:

 

REFERENCE RANGE:

< 8.0 mg/L

LAST UPDATED:

6-6-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):Acute Phase Protein; CRP