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Test Code TRPS Troponin T, 5th Generation, Plasma

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel)

Acceptable: Green top (lithium heparin)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Lithium heparin gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

2. Plasma from lithium heparin tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted into a plastic vial within 2 hours of collection.


If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) with the specimen. 

Useful For

Aiding in the exclusion of the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome in a single plasma specimen


Aiding in the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome


Monitoring acute coronary syndromes and estimating prognosis


Possible utility in monitoring patients with nonischemic causes of cardiac injury

Method Name

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay (ECLIA)

Reporting Name

Troponin T, 5th gen, P

Specimen Type

Plasma Li Heparin

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma Li Heparin Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Ambient  24 hours
  Refrigerated  24 hours

Reference Values

Males: ≤15 ng/L

Females: ≤10 ng/L

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

Same day/1 day

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TRPS Troponin T, 5th gen, P 67151-1


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TRPS Troponin T, 5th gen, P 67151-1