Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum in 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 72 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: Troponin-I is a cardiac marker elevated only in patients suffering from acute Myocardial Infarction. Patients with renal disease or acute muscle injury show normal levels. High sensitivity assays can detect elevated levels of Troponin-I (above the 99th percentile of an apparently healthy reference population) within 3 hours after the onset of chest pain.
Disease: Heart diseases
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required