NT-proBNP

Test/Investigation

NT-proBNP

Site(s) or Laboratory offering Test/Investigation

NNUH

Units

ng/L

Also Known as/Frequency of Test

N terminal pro B-Type Natriuretic Peptide

Indications

To help determine whether symptoms such as breathlessness are due to heart failure

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 working days

Reference intervals (adult unless stated)

in review

If UKAS Accredited Test indicate at which site

Y NNUH