Roche cardiac Troponin T sensitive test (visual)

Visual test for the rapid diagnosis of myocardial infarction

Roche CARDIAC Trop T Sensitive test (visual)

Visual test for the rapid diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI).

 

Many patients seek medical attention only hours or even days after the onset of chest pain, especially on weekends. With the Roche cardiac Troponin T sensitive test you can make a diagnosis even several days (up to 10 – 14 days) after ­myocardial damage occurs.1

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on the spot

On the spot rule-in of acute MI

  • Specific cardiac marker – a positive result indicates myocardial damage
  • Proven test strip technology gives result in 15-20 minutes
  • Can aid in the treatment decision of a non-ST-elevation MI (NSTEMI) patient, even in absence of characteristic electrocardiogram (ECG)
In-hospital management

Highly versatile and easy to use

  • Suitable for use in different clinical ­settings such as emergency room, general practitioner office, or ambulance
  • Easy handling and portability    
time and cost effective

Time and cost effective

  • No external measurement ­system needed
  • No special training required
Roche CARDIAC Trop T Sensitive test (visual)

Assay specifications

  • Detection

    Qualitative detection of troponin in ­anticoagulated (EDTA or heparin) venous whole blood2

  • Reaction time

    15 minutes

     

  • Results

    Positive result from a threshold (cut-off) of 100 ng/L

  • Storage

    Storage at 2–8° C (refrigerator)
    At room temperature (15‑25 °C), the unopened pouch is stable for up to 4 weeks but not beyond the expiration date.

  • Immediate use

    Test can be used immediately after ­removal from the refrigerator

  • Pack size

    Roche CARDIAC Trop T Sensitive test is ­available in 5 and 10 pack sizes

References

 

  1. Sørensen, J.T., Terkelsen, C.J., Steengaard, C., Prehospital troponin T testing in the diagnosis and triage of patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2011 May 15;107(10):1436-40.
  2. TROPT Sensitive - Method Sheet - package insert