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.

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.8 mL
  
  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a Screw-capped polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  3. Freeze

 

  

Frozen (preferred) - 12 months

Freeze/thaw cycles: x1

Refrigerated - 24 hours

 

  
  • Sample other than heparin plasma
  
LabCorp Burlington (140150): R-LC
  
Daily
  
1 - 3 days
  

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

  

Male: 0 - 22 ng/L

Female: 0 - 14 ng/L

  
Biotin interference - see Patient preparation
  
84484
  
Result 6598-7
  
04/11/2019
  
02/01/2021
  
02/01/2021