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Lab Test Dictionary

High Sensitive CRP (hsCRP)

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric


Synonyms

Cardio CRP

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB150

Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Whole blood in light green top

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Collect in light green top tube. Serum also acceptable


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

1 d at room temp

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed

Test Volume Required

2 mL plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL

Processing Instructions

Note: for small infants 0.6 mL in green top microtainer is accepted


CPT Codes

86141


Revised

10-14-15

Initials

IB