Troponin I, Plasma

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
Submit only 1 of the following specimens: Plasma
Draw blood in a green-top (lithium heparin) tube or purple-top (EDTA) tube. Immediately spin specimen down, and send 0.5 mL of plasma.
Note: 1. Indicate plasma.
2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).
Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube. Immediately spin specimen down, and send 0.5 mL of serum.
Note: 1. Indicate serum.
2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Transport Temperature
Refrigerate ≤72 hours/Frozen OK 


Setup Schedule
Monday through Sunday

Reference Range
0.000-0.034 ng/mL (no evidence of myocardial injury)

0.035-0.120 ng/mL (possible minor myocardial injury)

>0.120 ng/mL (myocardial injury present to conform with AMI)

Critical value: >0.12 ng/mL

Performed By
North Mississippi Medical Center Pathology Department

Performing Laboratory
NMMC Pathology Department

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.