TROPONIN T

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells as soon as possible. Send 2.0 mL serum (0.8 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top; Plasma: EDTA

Methodology
Immunoassay

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
<.01 ng/mL

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeTROPT
CPT-4 Code (s)
84484
LOINC Codes
6598-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory