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Test Code ICRP Inflammatory C-Reactive Protein, Plasma or Serum

Methodology

Particle Enhanced Turbidimetric Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:
 
Plasma
Container/Tube:
 Green-top (lithium heparin) tube

Specimen: 0.2 mL of lithium heparin plasma

Collection Instructions:

Note: Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum

Container/Tube: Gold-top serum gel tube or plain, red-top tube

Specimen: 0.2 mL of serum

Collection Instructions:

Note: Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Reference Values

0.0-0.9 mg/dL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86140