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Test Code CRP C-Reactive Protein

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 7 days

Reasons for Rejection

Hyperal or other high lipid content treatments may be cause for
rejection of specimen. Specimen should be drawn before hyperal
given.

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Reference Ranges

Female and Male: <0.5 mg/dL

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Test performed daily

CPT Code

86140

Units of Measure

mg/dL

LOINC Code

1988-5