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TROPONIN - I (TRI)

Department: Chemistry
Test Synonym(s): TRI, Troponin I
CPT Codes: 84484
Methodology: Cehmiluminescence
Reference Range: 0-150yrs: 0-0.03 ng/mL Comment: "Reference values have not been established for patients < 17 years old."
Tube Type: Light green PST (Lithium Heparin with gel) tube-4.5 mL
Specimen: Plasma
Pediatric Requirements: 2 light green top microtainers
Volume: 1 mL plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.4 mL plasma
Temperature: Room temperature for 4 hours at 20-25 degrees C
Stability: 4-24 hrs @ 2-8 degrees C; > 24 hrs to 1 month frozen @ -20 degrees C
Reasons for Rejection: Incorrect sample type; QNS
Days Performed: Daily
Times Performed: Continuous
TAT: Stat: 1 hour, routine: 2 hours
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