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C-Reactive Protein, Neonatal
0050181
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CRPN
Methodology
Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plasma separator tube (PST) microtainer. Also acceptable: Serum separator tube (SST), lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma or serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. If serum is used allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Transport 0.2 mL serum. (Min: 0.1 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 15 days; Refrigerated: 2 months; Frozen: 3 years 
Reference Interval
Refer to Interpretive Data.
Interpretive Data
Neonatal reference intervals have not been established. C-reactive protein values should be interpreted in the context of serial measurements.

Note
CPT Code(s)
86140
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050181C-Reactive Protein Neonatal1988-5
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Aliases
  • CRP, neonatal