Troponin T (Cardiac Troponin T) (140150)

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Turnaround Time: 1-3 days
CPT Code:

84484

Test Type: 0.8 mL Serum, frozen

Overview:

Detect cardiac injury; predict mortality in cases of unstable angina; serve as a marker for perioperative myocardial infarction

Collection Details:

Collection Instructions:

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.

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube.

If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Freeze. Stable refrigerated for 24 hours. Stable frozen for 12 months. Freeze/thaw cycles: x1.