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Is your lab ready to implement high-sensitivity troponin I testing? The Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction recommends high-sensitivity troponin assays for routine clinical use. Compared to standard (guideline-acceptable) cardiac troponin assays, high-sensitivity troponin assays offer improved sensitivity and unparalleled precision at the low end of the measuring range. With the availability of high-sensitivity troponin I assays in the U.S., more laboratories now have the opportunity to implement these assays in clinical practice. Join Dr. Allan Jaffe, a highly regarded researcher and advisor on using and interpreting troponin I results, to learn about the latest recommendations and communications labs need to have with key clinical partners when they transition to high-sensitivity troponin assays.
What you will learn
The latest recommendations for the Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction
How to discriminate myocardial infarction from myocardial injury when troponin values are elevated
Common questions to expect from your clinical stakeholders and how to proactively collaborate
Allan Jaffe, M.D.
Division of Clinical Core Laboratory Services Chair
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology