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Test Code PBNP N-Terminal Pro B-Type Natriuretic Peptide

Additional Codes

Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) Orderable:  Serum Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptid

AllScripts (AEHR) Orderable:  Serum Pro-Brain Natriurertic Peptid

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories


Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Mint Green Lithium Heparin (preferred) or Gold top tube

Specimen:  1mL plasma or serum

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Reference Values

0-300 pg/mL

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Computer Interface Code

PDM # 5600161

Used For

An aid in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure