Troponin T

Alphabetical Test listing

Troponin T-13395

  
Troponin T
  
13395
  
LAB13395
  
TRT
  
Cardiac troponin T
cTnT
  
  • Detect cardiac injury
  • predict mortality in cases of unstable angina
  • Serve as a marker for perioperative myocardial infarction
  

This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R).

It is recommended to ask all patients who may be indicated for this test about biotin supplementation. Patients should be cautioned to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of a sample.

  
Serum
  
  
0.8 mL
  
0.3 mL
Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing
  

Spin, separate and freeze

Transfer serum to a LabCorp screw-capped purple frozen plastic transport tube prior to freezing.

To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, submit a separate frozen aliquot for each test requested.

  
  

Frozen (preferred) - 12 months

Freeze/thaw cycles: x1

Refrigerated - 24 hours

 

  
  • Citrate plasma specimen
  • Improper labeling
  
LabCorp Burlington (140150): R-LC
  
Daily
  
1 - 3 days
  

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

  

<0.011 ng/mL

  
Biotin interference - see Patient preparation
  
84484
  
No
  
Result 6598-7
  
04/11/2019
  
11/15/2019