Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


C-Reactive Protein

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
Stability:Ambient: 11 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Month(s); Frozen: 2 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Turbidimetric
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86140
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 0-5 mg/L
  • 2320 - C-REACTIVE PROT
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