Pro-Brain natriuretic peptide (Pro-BNP) / NT-Pro BNP - Serum

Pro-Brain natriuretic peptide (Pro-BNP) / NT-Pro BNP - Serum

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This test is used to detect and evaluate the severity of?heart failure. Higher levels of are often associated with a worse prognosis.

This Test Includes

NT-Pro-BNP

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Pro-Brain natriuretic peptide (Pro-BNP) / NT-Pro BNP - Serum

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

To help detect, diagnose, and evaluate the severity of congestive heart failure (CHF).

What is this test

This test is used to detect and evaluate the severity of heart failure. Higher levels of are often associated with a worse prognosis.