Evaluation of a rapid bedside assay for detection of serum cardiac troponin T.

@article{Antman1995EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a rapid bedside assay for detection of serum cardiac troponin T.},
  author={Elliott Marshall Antman and Christine Grudzien and David B Sacks},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1995},
  volume={273 16},
  pages={1279-82}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a rapid, qualitative, bedside immunoassay for cardiac-specific troponin T (cTnT) using a handheld device containing monoclonal antibodies. DESIGN Comparison of rapid cTnT assay with clinical standard for diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI). SETTING Tertiary care university medical center. PATIENTS A cohort of 100 patients admitted for evaluation of chest pain who had sufficient blood samples at presentation for measurement of creatine kinase, creatine kinase MB… CONTINUE READING

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