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Troponin I (Cardiac)
3392Diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in serum. Cardiac troponin I determinations aid in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction and in the risk stratification of patients with non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes with respect to relative risk of mortality, myocardial infarction (MI) or increased probability of ischemic events requiring urgent revascularization procedures.
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Preparation: Allow blood samples to clot (15 mins). Separate the serum from the cells by centrifuging for 10 minutes. Store serum at 2-8°C until analysis.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Stability: Tightly cap and refrigerate specimens at 2° to 8°C if the assay is not completed within 4 hours. Freeze samples at or below -20°C if the sample is not assayed within 24 hours. Frozen specimens can remain frozen up to 1 month in non-frost free freezers.
NOTE: * This test is approved for all states. *
Accu Reference Medical Laboratory
Adults: 0.02 – 0.06 ng/mL
Reportable range: The reportable range of the TnI-Ultra assay is 0.006 50 ng/mL.
Values greater than 50.0 ng/mL will be reported as >50.0 ng/mL.