Troponin I


Test Information

Test Name

Troponin I

Synonyms

TnI; High sensitivity Troponin; Hs Troponin; cardiac marker; cardiac enzymes; myocardial screen

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

All

Clinical Update

View Clinical Update

Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes

Preparation

  • Send to lab ASAP; treat as URGENT requests

Processing Information

Registration Code

TNI

Notes

  • The cardiac marker we use at Pathlab is Troponin I which is a high sensitivity assay.
  • Requests received for (cardiac markers; cardiac enzymes and Troponin T), will result in a Troponin I only being tested.

Introduction of a high sensitivity troponin I assay (August 2018)

Alternative Specimen

Lithium Heparin; EDTA


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

3 Days

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz