Specimen Requirements

Title

C-REACTIVE PROTEIN – HIGH SENSITIVITY (CRP – CARDIAC)

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/ 1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp: 11 days; Refrigerate: 2 months

Reference Range

By Report

Turnaround

1 day

Clinical Use

Evaluate electrolyte balance, acid-base balance; evaluate hypokalemia

Test Code

CRPS