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Lab Test Dictionary

C-Reactive Protein


Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB149

Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Minimum 1 ml whole blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Red top also acceptable


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

0.3 ml plasma or serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 ml plasma or serum

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge & separate


Comments

NOTE: For small infants, 0.6 ml in light green microtainer is acceptable.


CPT Codes

86140


Revised

04-01-2024

Initials

DM