TPNT - Overview: Troponin T, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: TPNT    
Troponin T, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Exclusion diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction

 

Monitoring acute coronary syndromes and estimating prognosis

 

Possible utility in monitoring patients with nonischemic causes of cardiac injury

 

Troponin T is the cardiac marker of choice for the Mayo Health System for the evaluation of patients with possible cardiovascular injury

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Laboratory Approach to the Diagnosis of Amyloidosis in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name A shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Troponin T, S