Atrial Natriuretic Peptide
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Atrial natriuretic hormone, atrial natriuretic factor, ANF, ANH, APN.
To assist in diagnosing and monitoring congestive heart failure (CHF) and to differentiate CHF from other causes of dyspnea.
Plasma (1 mL) collected in a chilled, lavender-top tube. Specimen should be transported tightly capped and in an ice slurry.
|Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)|
|20–77 pg/mL||20–77 ng/L|