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NT-Pro BNP

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Overview
Test Results & Interpretations

Overview of NT-Pro BNP

Test Description

The N-terminal pro b-type Natriuretic Peptide test is used to detect, diagnose, and estimate the severity of a congestive heart failure or CHF.

Why Get Tested

Testing is done when symptoms of CHF appear. These include shortness of breath, sudden fatigue, pain in the left side of chest and shoulders, etc. It is also done while being treated for congestive heart failure.


Precautions

  • No special preparation required

What Results of NT-Pro BNP mean?

Interpretations

Under 50 years of age:
• NT-proBNP <300 pg/ml: No indication of CHF
• NT-proBNP >450 pg/ml: High chance of CHF
50-75 years of age:
• NT-proBNP <300 pg/ml: No indication of CHF
• NT-proBNP >900 pg/ml: High chance of CHF
Over 75 years of age:
• NT-proBNP <300 pg/ml: No indication of CHF
• NT-proBNP >1800 pg/ml: High chance of CHF



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