Procollagen Type I Intact N-Terminal Propeptide


Sunquest Code:PC1NTP  
Epic Code:LAB6765Epic Name:Procollagen Type I Intact N-Terminal Pro
Methodology:Radioimmunoassay
CPT Code:83519
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Collection Instructions:Collect all specimens at the same time of day; there is a diurnal variation of PINP and values are higher at night.
Causes for Rejection:Plasma. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow specimen to sit for 15-20 minutes at room temperature. Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:70236


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Males:

22-105 µg/L

 

Females:

Premenopausal:

Postmenopausal:

 

 

20-101 µg/L

16-96 µg/L

 

 



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