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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeTNI
Method

Paramagnetic particle, chemiluminescent immunoassay performed on Beckman Coulter DxI 800 analyser using Beckman Coulter Access reagents 

External Price$12.68(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Test Adds not accepted if sample is more than 72hrs old.

Patient Specimen4.5mL Heparin (Green), SST (Gold), or plain (Red)
Paediatric SpecimenMicrotainer 600 uL
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient, Plasma/Serum stable 8 hrs RT,
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions500 uL Plasma. Separated plasma stable 3 days 2-8 degrees or 30 days at -20 degrees
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen if delayed more than 72 hrs, otherwise on ice
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time90 mins - 3 hrs
Reference Interval

Reference range:

Male: <20 ng/L

Female: <10 ng/L

Change in reference range effective as of 18/8/2021

Interpretation

"A diagnosis of AMI requires a change in troponin, with at least one elevated value, in the context of suspected cardiac ischaemia. Most healthy individuals have detectable hsTnI and elevated troponin may result from multiple non-cardiac causes”

Delphic Number Test Number8674

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