Troponins I and T
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Cardiac troponin, cardiac troponin I (cTnI), cardiac troponin T (cTnT).
To assist in evaluating myocardial muscle damage related to disorders such as myocardial infarction (MI).
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
Method: Enzyme immunoassay.
|Troponin I||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)|
|Adult||Less than 0.05 ng/mL||Less than 0.05 mcg/L|
|Troponin T||Less than 0.01 ng/mL||Less than 0.01 mcg/L|
|Normal values can vary significantly due to differences in test kit reagents and instrumentation. The testing laboratory should be consulted for comparison of results to the corresponding reference range.|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Troponins I and T." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425067/5.1/Troponins_I_and_T.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Troponins I and T. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425067/5.1/Troponins_I_and_T. Accessed August 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Troponins I and T. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425067/5.1/Troponins_I_and_T
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Troponins I and T [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425067/5.1/Troponins_I_and_T.
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