New Tube Type for Troponin - (Revised)

Beginning Thursday, January 12, 2006 the proper tube type for Troponin T is the PST (light green) lithium heparin tube, stores number MH09034. Serum samples drawn in red top tubes will no longer be acceptable. With this change, Troponin T my be ordered on the same tube as other routine Chemistry tests that are drawn in the PST (light green) tube. Questions to Ronald Feld, Ph.D., at 6-1759.