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Troponin T (cTnT) 5th Generation
3001831
Ordering Recommendation

Recommended test for the diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndrome.

Mnemonic
CTNT
Methodology
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay (ECLIA)
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plasma Separator Tube (PST), or Green (Lithium Heparin). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens collected in potassium oxalate, sodium fluoride, or sodium citrate. Grossly hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 year 
Reference Interval
FemaleLess than or equal to 10 ng/L
MaleLess than or equal to 15 ng/L

Interpretive Data


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Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3001832Troponin T 5th Generation
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Aliases
  • cardiac specific troponin
  • Cardiac TnT
  • Cardiac Troponin T
  • HS-TnT
  • TnT
  • Troponin T