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P1NP (Blood)

Alternate Names
N-terminal propeptide of type 1 procollagen, Procollagen Type 1 N-Terminal Propeptide
Test Code
P1NP
Testing Laboratory
Biochemistry
Specimen Type

Blood

Container Type

Serum tube (Red Cap w. Yellow Insert)

Container Image
Medicare Rebate

Yes

Out of Pocket Costs
None
Ordering Information

P1NP is a marker of bone formation.

A request for Bone Markers will result in the assay of both C-Telopeptide and P1NP.

Collection Instructions

Can combine with other Biochemistry tests requiring same tube type.

Transport Instructions
Transport ambient at room temperature
Storage Instructions
Store refrigerated at 4°C
Testing Frequency
Three times per week
Min Test Volume
5mL
Add On Test Suitability

This test cannot be added after 72 hours of collection.

Container ID
S, SP
CSR Instructions

Instructions for: Regional Specimen Receptions

  • Transport to the Heidelberg Laboratory at 4°C
Laboratory Instructions
None
Accredited Test
Yes