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Analytical Issues Surrounding Troponin Assays



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October 2010

Welcome to Mayo Medical Laboratories' Hot Topics. These presentations provide short discussions of current topics and may be helpful to you in your practice.

Our presenter for this program is Amy K. Saenger, PhD, Director of the Central Clinical Laboratory in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Saenger will discuss the challenges in identification of an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and the use of troponin assays to afford earlier diagnosis and better risk stratification. She will also explain the importance of precision and sensitivity in the troponin assay.

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