Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 24 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 6 months
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: Troponin-T is a marker of Acute Myocardial Infarction rising 2-4 hours after the onset of Myocardial necrosis and can remain elevated up to 14 days. High levels are also seen in Unstable angina. It may also be used in monitoring patients with non-ischemic causes of cardiac injury.
Disease: Heart diseases
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required