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Test

Code
C184
Name
TROPONIN T GEN 5
Description
Also known as: C184, TROPONIN T 5, TNT5
Orderable Code: C184
Test Contains (LOINC): Troponin T Gen 5 (67151-1)
Sample Type: Plasma
Preferred Container: Lithium Heparin (Green Top) Tube
Sample Volume: 1.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions
Transport tube frozen to lab to ensure it arrives within the sample stability requirements.
Client Transport Temperature: Frozen (See Handling)
Specimen Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 year
Unsuitable Specimen: Serum; Any specimen that is not plasma; Hemolyzed specimens; Thawed specimens
Frequency: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Expected Turn Around: 1 Day
Responsible Dept: Chemistry
CPT: 84484
Methodology: Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay