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Atrial Natriuretic Peptide

Atrial Natriuretic Peptide is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Atrial natriuretic hormone, atrial natriuretic factor, ANF, ANH, ANP.

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing and monitoring heart failure (HF) and to differentiate HF from other causes of dyspnea.

Specimen:
Plasma collected in a chilled, lavender-top tube. Specimen should be transported tightly capped and in an ice slurry.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Radioimmunoassay)

Conventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 1)
20–77 pg/mL20–77 ng/L

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Atrial Natriuretic Peptide." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425141/all/Atrial_Natriuretic_Peptide.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Atrial Natriuretic Peptide. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425141/all/Atrial_Natriuretic_Peptide. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Atrial Natriuretic Peptide. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425141/all/Atrial_Natriuretic_Peptide
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Atrial Natriuretic Peptide [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425141/all/Atrial_Natriuretic_Peptide.
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