Test Catalog

Test ID: HSTNI    
Troponin I, High Sensitivity, Plasma

Method Description Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference

The Access hsTnI (high sensitivity troponin I) assay is a two-site immunoenzymatic (sandwich) assay. Monoclonal anti-cTnI (cardiac troponin I) antibody conjugated to alkaline phosphatase is added to a reaction vessel along with a surfactant-containing buffer and sample. After a short incubation, paramagnetic particles coated with monoclonal anti-cTnI antibody are added. The human cTnI binds to the anti-cTnI antibody on the solid phase, while the anti-cTnI antibody-alkaline phosphatase conjugate reacts with different antigenic sites on the cTnI molecules. After incubation in a reaction vessel, materials bound to the solid phase are held in a magnetic field while unbound materials are washed away. Then, the chemiluminescent substrate is added to the vessel and light generated by the reaction is measured with a luminometer. The light production is directly proportional to the concentration of cTnI in the sample. The amount of analyte in the sample is determined from a stored, multi-point calibration curve.(Package insert: ACCESS hsTnI. Beckman Coulter; 03/2020)

PDF Report Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information


Day(s) Performed Outlines the days the test is performed. This field reflects the day that the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means that assays are performed multiple times during the day.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Report Available The interval of time (receipt of sample at Mayo Clinic Laboratories to results available) taking into account standard setup days and weekends. The first day is the time that it typically takes for a result to be available. The last day is the time it might take, accounting for any necessary repeated testing.

2 to 3 days

Specimen Retention Time Outlines the length of time after testing that a specimen is kept in the laboratory before it is discarded

7 days

Performing Laboratory Location Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test