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.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Plasma collected in a green-top (heparin) tube is also acceptable. Serial sampling is highly recommended. Care must be taken to use the same type of collection container if serial measurements are to be taken.
(Method: Enzyme immunoassay)
|Troponin I||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)|
| 0–30 d||Less than 4.8 ng/mL||Less than 4.8 mcg/L|
| 1–3 mo||Less than 0.4 ng/mL||Less than 0.4 mcg/L|
| 3–6 mo||Less than 0.3 ng/mL||Less than 0.3 mcg/L|
| 7–12 mo||Less than 0.2 ng/mL||Less than 0.2 mcg/L|
| 1–18 yr||Less than 0.1 ng/mL||Less than 0.1 mcg/L|
| Adult||Less than 0.05 ng/mL||Less than 0.05 mcg/L|
|Troponin T||Less than 0.2 ng/mL||Less than 0.2 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.|
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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/all/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/all/Troponins_I_and_T. Accessed April 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/all/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 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425067/all/Troponins_I_and_T.
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