Item Value
Test name B-Type Natriuretic Peptide
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus & Mission Bay Chemistry
Normal range
Age Male Female
< 45 < 25 pg/mL < 48 pg/mL
45-54 < 40 pg/mL < 73 pg/mL
55-64 < 73 pg/mL < 82 pg/mL
65-74 < 64 pg/mL < 96 pg/mL
> 74 < 79 pg/mL < 181 pg/mL
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood

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