Procollagen Type I Intact N-Terminal Propeptide

Abbrev Code:PC1NTP   
Order Code:LAB6765Order Name:Procollagen Type I Intact N-Terminal Pro
CPT Codes: 83519 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: 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


Reference Range:
Males 22-105 μg/L
Females - Premenopausal
               - Postmenupausal
20-101 μg/L
16-96 μg/L

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