PROCOLLAGEN TYPE 1 INTACT N-TERMINAL PROPEPTIDE (P1NP)

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens, plasma

Methodology
Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 27 days; Frozen: 60 days

Reference Range
Males:
<23 years:   Not established  
23-60 years:   30-110 mcg/L  
>60 years:   Not established  
Females:
<20 years:   Not established  
20-45 years:   22-104 mcg/L  
46-60 years:   20-108 mcg/L  
>60 years:   Not established  

Performed
Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time6-8 days
Test CodeP1NP
CPT-4 Code (s)
83519
LOINC Codes
47255-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory