Troponin I

Troponin I

Test Name:   Troponin I
Alternate Name (s):   TNI
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   TROPI
Specimen Type:   


Collection Container:   Yellow -5mls
Container Information
SST TubeSST TubeMicro-SST TubeMicro-SST Tube
Collection Information:   Samples must be transported to the laboratory within 60 minutes of collection time.     

Test may be added-on (AOT) to existing sample up to 4 hours after collection time.                                     

Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine

< 4.0 hours

Stat / Urgent

< 1.0 hours

Reference Interval:    
Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :  

Green is acceptable however, plasma samples resulted in a mean 1% and 4% decrease in observed values, respectively, compared to serum. Therefore, it is not recommended that either plasma or serum samples from the same patient be used interchangeably with this test.

Storage & Transport:  

Store refrigerated.

Test Referred to :    On-site, BGH Laboratory


Updated: 2014.12.10  jg

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