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Procollagen Type I Intact N-Terminal Propeptide
0070236
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PINP
Methodology
Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
Performed
Thu
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube or plain red. Collect all specimens at the same time of day; there is a diurnal variation of PINP and values are higher at night. 
Specimen Preparation
Allow serum tube to sit for 15-20 minutes at room temperature for proper clot formation. Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 2 months 
Reference Interval
Males: 22-105 µg/L
Females:
   Premenopausal: 20-101 µg/L
   Postmenopausal: 16-96 µg/L
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
83519
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0070236Procollagen I Intact N-Terminal Propep47255-5
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Aliases
  • FPINT
  • P1NP
  • PINP
  • Procollagen
  • Procollagen Propeptide
  • Procollagen Type 1 Intact N-Terminal Propeptide
  • Procollagen Type I Intact N-Terminal Propeptide