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Test Code CRPUQ C-Reactive Protein-Cardiac, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetry

This test is recommended for cardiovascular risk assessment only.

Reference Values

Low risk:  <1.0 mg/L

Average risk:  1.0-3.0 mg/L

High risk:  >3.0 mg/L

Acute inflammation:  >10.0 mg/L

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86141

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Gold-top tube(s)

Specimen: 1 mL of serum

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate <7 days

Computer Interface Code

PDM # 5901702

Useful For

Useful in predicting risk of cardiovascular disease