beta-natriuretic peptide

β-natriuretic peptide (BNP),

peptide released into circulation in association with heart failure.
See also: natriuretic.
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His labs were remarkable for an elevated lactic acid 3.4 millimoles/liter, elevated troponin 1.01 nanograms/milliliter, creatinine 1.84 milligrams/deciliter, a white blood cell count of 16.2 k/microliter, and a beta-natriuretic peptide level of 443 picograms/milliliter.