Test Overview
Test Methodology

Latex Enhanced Immunoturbidometric

Test Usage

Assessment of risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Reference Range *

0 - 3.0 mg/L

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

Soft Order Code
HSCRP
MiChart Code
High sensitivity CRP
Synonyms
  • HSCRP
  • CRP, High Sensitivity
  • hs-CRP
  • CRPHS
  • HIGH SENSITIVITY CRP
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 1 hour of collection and refrigerate up to 8 days.

Alternate Specimen
Red top tube, Green top tube (sodium or lithium heparin), Lavender top tube (EDTA). Okay to send a spun SST tube (instead of serum aliquot) as long as there is good separation of serum from the cells (2/02).
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
86141
Fee Code
21916
LOINC
30522-7
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