Galectin-3 With B-Type Natriuretic Peptide

CPT: 82777; 83880
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Test Details

Methodology

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Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum or plasma and plasma

Volume

0.8 mL serum or (EDTA) plasma and 0.8 mL frozen (EDTA) plasma

Container

Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube and lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Collection

Frozen EDTA plasma: Do not collect in glass. Collect in a plastic lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Centrifuge and transfer the plasma into a LabCorp PP transpak frozen purple tube with screw cap (LabCorp ID 23751). The specimen should be frozen immediately and maintained frozen until tested. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Serum or EDTA plasma: Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate first specimen of serum or plasma and freeze second specimen of plasma.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
140080 Galectin-3 with BNP 004112 Galectin-3 ng/mL 62419-7
140080 Galectin-3 with BNP 140891 B-Type Natriuretic Peptide pg/mL 30934-4

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