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Test ID: BNP    
B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP), Plasma

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

83873

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Aids in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF)

 

The role of brain natriuretic peptide in monitoring CHF therapy is under investigation

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoenzymatic Assay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP)

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

BNP (Brain Natriuretic Peptide)
Brain Natriuretic Peptide
Natriuretic Peptide