https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diagnostics/16814-nt-prob-type-natriuretic-peptide-bnp

Levels goes up when heart failure develops or gets worse, and levels goes down when heart failure is stable. In most cases, BNP and NT-proBNP levels are ...

https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2087425-overview

May 22, 2014 ... The reference values of brain-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and ... pulmonary embolism, adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Cardiac ...

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007509.htm

Jul 25, 2018 ... Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) test is a blood test that measures levels of a protein called BPN that is made by your heart and blood vessels.

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1201/p1893.html

Dec 1, 2006 ... Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels are simple and objective measures of cardiac function. These measurements can be used to diagnose ...

https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/bnp-an-important-new-cardiac-test

Feb 1, 2007 ... BNP is very helpful in diagnosing CHF. A normal BNP level is about 98% accurate in ruling out the diagnosis, freeing doctors to hunt for other ...

https://www.healthcare.uiowa.edu/path_handbook/handbook/test2621.html

Dec 14, 2017 ... Age Reference Range (pg/mL) Pediatric (boys and girls) 0-30 days 263 ... ranges in adults reflect 95th percentiles for NT-pro-BNP levels in ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2824858/

Mar 1, 2010 ... Elevated BNP levels have been demonstrated to responsed to increased ... The causes and mechanisms of elevated natriuretic peptides levels. ...... and brain natriuretic peptide levels in acute rheumatic fever in adults.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1767791/

The measurement range of the BNP assay is < 5.0–1300 ng/l. .... Accordingly, the 95th and 97.5th centiles of normal BNP values in adults aged 20–49 years ...

https://labtestsonline.org/tests/bnp-and-nt-probnp

Jun 12, 2015 ... Tests for BNP and NT-proBNP measure their levels in the blood in order .... Chronic heart failure in adults: summary of updated NICE guidance.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10562924

BACKGROUND: Higher than normal levels of plasma brain natriuretic peptide ( BNP) are often found in elderly patients without overt heart failure. OBJECTIVE: ...