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.
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



Compliance Category

FDA

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83519

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0070236 Procollagen I Intact N-Terminal Propep 47255-5
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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
Procollagen Type I Intact N-Terminal Propeptide