Galectin-3 With NT-proBNP

CPT: 82777; 83880
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • NT-proBNP

Methodology

See individual test components.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

0.8 mL refrigerated and 0.3 mL frozen

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Collection

Frozen serum: Transfer serum into a LabCorp PP transpak frozen purple tube with screw cap (LabCorp N° 49482) and freeze. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple test on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimen for each test requested.

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate one sample and freeze one sample.

Causes for Rejection

Visible hemolysis; improperly labeled specimens

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R). It is recommended to ask all patients who may be indicated for this test about biotin supplementation. Patients should be cautioned to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of a sample.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
142005 Galectin-3 with proBNP 004112 Galectin-3 ng/mL 62419-7
142005 Galectin-3 with proBNP 143001 proBNP pg/mL 33762-6
142005 Galectin-3 with proBNP 004113 Interpretation: N/A
Reflex Table for proBNP
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 143002 Please Note: 143002 Please Note: N/A

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