The research roundup provides an overview of the past week’s research from Mayo Clinic Laboratories consultants, including featured abstracts and a complete list of published studies and reviews.
The 99th percentile of cTn remains the best-established criterion for the diagnosis of acute MI. While not perfect, it is analytically and clinically evidence-based. Until there are robust data to suggest some other approach, staying with the 99th percentile, a threshold that has served the field well for the past 20 years, appears prudent. Via Clinical Chemisty.