P3NP


Test Information

Test Name

P3NP

Synonyms

P3; Procollagen 3 (N-Terminal Peptide)

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Processing Information

Registration Code

P3

Notes

  • Patients should be tested not more frequently than 3 monthly
  • Testing is usually requested in patients taking methotrexate for psoriasis, however P3NP is not specific for liver fibrosis

Site Specific Notes

- Whakatane

Frozen aliquot required

- Taupo

Frozen aliquot required

Alternative Specimen

Heparin


Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

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