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Cardiovascular Biomarker Tests
One or more of these laboratory test may be prescribed by your health-care provider to provide additional information when “classic” risk factors for heart disease leave the picture unclear. For the most accurate test results, be sure to follow exactly any instructions your health-care provider gives regarding test procedures. Note that the laboratory reference ranges may vary slightly from one lab to the next.
Test name: High-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP or CRP)
Test name: B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
Test name: Albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR)
Test name: Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1)
Test name: Adiponectin
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