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Troponin T

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:TROPT
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Collection & Request Instructions:

Retrospective testing :

Sample stable for 24 hrs at 2-8C, 12 mths at -20C, Freeze only once.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Additional Notes:

Assay performed on Roche Elecsys (ECLIA)
Reference Interval : <15  ng/L

Note: Change of units from 5/4/2017- ug/L to ng/L

Note: Preferred sample type is Serum.

This assay is only available for Research/Trial purposes.

Standard Troponin assay at Alfred Health is Troponin I only.

If a Troponin T is required for clinical purposes - consult Chemical Pathologist Prof Hans Schneider.

Note: Biotin supplementation may cause falsely low results due to interference with the Troponin T assay. If the patient is known to be taking Biotin, interpret results with caution and contact the Chemical Pathologist (03) 90763118 if further discussion is required.