Troponin T
0098803
Ordering Recommendation
Recommended test for the diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndrome.
Mnemonic
TROPONIN T
Methodology
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube, pink (K2EDTA), green (lithium heparin), or lt. blue (sodium citrate).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens collected in potassium oxalate or sodium fluoride. Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Less than 0.01 ng/mL  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
84484
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0098803Troponin-T6598-7
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Aliases
  • cardiac specific troponin
  • Cardiac TnT
  • Cardiac Troponin T
  • cTnT
  • TnT