Note: BNP analysis is performed on EDTA plasma.
No retrospective addons allowed on whole blood samples.
Note: A separate EDTA tube is required for BNP testing.
If requesting both FBE and BNP -1 x 3 mL and 1 x 10 mL EDTA tubes must be collected and sent to the laboratory for analysis.
(Consult Clinical Biochemistry laboratory senior scientist if further information required)