CRP, High Sensitivity

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HSCRP
POE DESCRIPTION: HIGH SENSITIVITY CRP
CPT CODE: 86141-90
TEST INFORMATION: Used as a cardiac risk factor
TURNAROUND TIME:

Routine:  8 hours

STAT:     1 hour

CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube or red top tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.0 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE:

Low Risk:    0.10 - 0.99 mg/L

Mod Risk:    1.0 - 3.0 mg/L

High Risk:    >3.0 mg/L

LAST UPDATED:

6-6-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):High sensitivity CRP; Cardio CRP