Troponin

by Cathy Parkes January 01, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

Troponin
Troponin T and I are key cardiac enzymes that become elevated when there is damage to the heart.

Troponin T: Elevated within 2-3 hours, Elevated for 10-14 days.

Troponin I: Elevated within 2-3 hours, Elevated for 7-10 days.


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