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Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)

  • <100 (Sn 90%, NPV 89%)
  • > 500 (Sp 87%, PPV 90%)
  • Elevated in:
    • Elderly, kidney failure, PE
  • Decreased in:
    • Obese
  • <100: CHF ruled out
  • 100-400: Consider differential diagnosis and pre-test probability
  • >400: Positive (see differential diagnosis)