NT-proBNP Test, RAMP NT-proBNP Test, Response Biomedical


The gold standard biomarker for heart failure (HF)

Response Biomedical offers a FDA cleared whole blood immunoassay NT-proBNP test, with our proprietary RAMP technology which detects the levels of N-terminal prohormone of brain natriuretic peptide in patients with congestive heart failure around the world. Read more about how this product will help your physicians and patients where a traditional BNP test cannot.

The Challenge


  • 1 out of 4 patients will be readmitted within 30 days of discharge, the highest rate of readmission of any discharge diagnosis
  • 1 in 5 patients diagnosed with heart failure die within the first year and about half of people who develop heart failure die within 5 years of diagnosis
  • Heart failure often presents with non-specific symptoms and is frequently confused with pneumonia or COPD
  • Heart attacks and Coronary Heart Disease are two of the most expensive conditions to treat.

The Solution

NT-proBNP Test, RAMP NT-proBNP Test, Response Biomedical


  • Quantitative fluorescent immunoassay
  • Sample: 75 µL EDTA whole blood
  • Time to Result: ~15 minutes
  • Single use test cartridge with barcode defines lot specific calibration
  • Proprietary RAMP® buffer enhances performance
  • A calibrated transfer device is provided with every kit
  • RAMP ratio corrects for sources of analytical variability A calibrated transfer device is provided with every kit
  • RAMP NT-proBNP Test

    • Provides rapid, accurate diagnoses and assessment of congestive heart failure.
    • NT-proBNP is roughly 5 times more stable of a biomarker then BNP
    • Better accuracy in mild heart failure patients because the levels of NT-proBNP are 2-10x higher
    • Standardize testing to Roche Elecsys Lab Analyzer

    Additional Information

    24 Hour Technical Support Available for all RAMP Customers

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    To See How We can Help You

    NT-proBNP whole blood immunoassay test results vs NT-proBNP lab analyzer test results with very good correalation


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