Cardiac troponin T as a screening test for myocarditis in children.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to define the test characteristics of cardiac troponin T (cTnT) in pediatric patients who presented with suspected myocarditis. METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study of all patients at a large urban children's hospital 21 years or younger who had a cTnT test sent for evaluation for myocarditis over a… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e318271736c

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