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|A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z|
EDTA whole blood
Minimum sample: 100 uL EDTA whole blood
|Specimen Handling||Sample must be analyzed within 60 minutes of collection.|
If Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) or other viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) is suspected, the ordering physician MUST contact the local zone Medical Officer of Health by the fastest means possible. ANY and ALL laboratory testing for patients with suspected EVD or VHF MUST be coordinated and approved through the local zone Medical Officer of Health.
CLS staff: Refer to the VHF Documents section of the BCERP manual for enhanced safety procedures.
|Reference Interval||<0.02 ug/L|
Whole blood cardiac Troponin I (cTn1) is tested on the Alere Triage meter. Total imprecision of this assay is high (approximately 25%) compared to other, more precise non-point-of-care CLS cardiac Troponin assays. Therefore, caution and clinical correlation is advised when interpreting results.