High Sensitivity Troponin I - Single

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB10189
EPIC Order
HIGH SENSITIVITY TROPONIN I - SINGLE
CPT Code(s) 84484
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station Routine: 30; STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube/Mint Green top. Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
Micro: 1 mL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability
Unspun: <2 hours recommended
Spun/Separated, Room Temp-<8 hrs recommended
Spun/Separated, Refrigerator: 24 hours
Spun/Separated, Frozen: 40 days
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours; STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Normal:
hsTroponin I (99th Percentile) ng/L
Male ≤53
Female or Unspecified ≤34
Critical:
Male >53 ng/L
Female or Unspecified >34 ng/L
Comments

Please refer to the UNC Health System Chest Pain Tool Kit for full guidance on troponin testing.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 28, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514