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  C-Reactive Protein Specimen Type:
  also known as CRP

Blood


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: Gel Separator Tube 6 mL
  or:Gel Separator Tube 4 mL
  or: 3 mL Heparin Tube
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY Range UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A <0.5 mg/dL N/A
Unit of measure: mg/dL
Ideal sample: 5 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 600 uL (FULL red top microtainer)
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Blood
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekdays
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 4 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Turbidimetric
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: CRP
CyberLAB code: 2301
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A