ARUP Test Catalog
ARUP Consult Guide
Lab Tests Online
 
Procollagen Type I Intact N-terminal Propeptide (PINP)

Mnemonic:    [PINP]
Name:    Procollagen Type I Intact N-terminal Propeptide (PINP)
Specimen:    0.5 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Collect all specimens at the same time of day, as there is diurnal variation of PINP with the values being higher at night.
Minimum Spec:    0.2 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0070236
  Method:    Radioimmunoassay