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Test Code MISC2MAYOTRPS Troponin T, 5th Generation, Plasma


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lithium heparin gel

Acceptable: Lithium heparin

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Lithium heparin gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

2. Plasma from lithium heparin tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) with the specimen. 

Secondary ID

65832

Useful For

Aiding in the exclusion of the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome in a single plasma specimen

 

Aiding in the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome

 

Monitoring acute coronary syndromes and estimating prognosis

 

Possible utility in monitoring patients with nonischemic causes of cardiac injury

Method Name

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Troponin T, 5th gen, P

Specimen Type

Plasma Li Heparin

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma Li Heparin Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Ambient  24 hours
  Refrigerated  24 hours

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis

Reject

Gross lipemia

OK

Gross icterus

OK

Reference Values

Males: ≤15 ng/L

Females: ≤10 ng/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

84484

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TRPS Troponin T, 5th gen, P 67151-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TRPS Troponin T, 5th gen, P 67151-1