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Troponins I and T

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Synonym/Acronym:
Cardiac troponin, cardiac troponin I (cTnI), cardiac troponin T (cTnT).

Rationale
To assist in evaluating myocardial muscle damage related to disorders such as myocardial infarction (MI).

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Enzyme immunoassay.

Troponin IConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 1)
AdultLess than 0.05 ng/mLLess than 0.05 mcg/L
Troponin TLess than 0.01 ng/mLLess 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
N/A

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Citation

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 August 21, 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 August 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425067/all/Troponins_I_and_T.
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