Test Details

Mnemonic

CRP

Ordering Code

3000260

CPT-4 Code(s)

86140

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 1 year

Methodology

Immunoturbidometric
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Reference Range

<8.0 mg/L
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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