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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Biochemistry

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B-type Natriuretic Peptide

Also known as: BNP, Brain Natriuretic Peptide

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Plasma (EDTA)

Collection requirements: Specimen should be separated and frozen within four hours of collection

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Immunoassay

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

John Radcliffe Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

All ages: 0.6 - 28.9 pmol/L

Male

All ages: 0.6 - 28.9 pmol/L