Improved sensitivity of point of care troponin I values using reporting to below the 99th percentile of normals

Hans-Gerhard Schneider, Patricia Ablitt, James Taylor

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Abstract

Troponin point of care tests have been found to have inferior sensitivity to laboratory based tests, when either the 10 CV or the 99th percentile of a healthy population is used as the cut-off. In a prospective study we evaluated a decreased cut-off in the detection of cardiac injury.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)979 - 982
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Biochemistry
Volume46
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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