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May 4, 2022

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What is the Lab Name for Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Lab Values?

Brain Type Natriuretic Peptide

What is the Lab Abbreviation for Brain Type Natriuretic Peptide?

BNP

What is Brain Type Natriuretic Peptide in terms of Nursing Labs?

Brain natriureticpeptide (BNP) is a hormone made by the heart. When the heart is stressed or working hard to pump blood, it releases BNP.