Clinical Chemistry

CARDIOVASCULAR II: BIOMARKERS OF ACS (MLS)

AACC Learning Lab for Medical Laboratory Scientists

Author information
Fred S. Apple, Ph.D
Li Zha, Ph.D

Learning objectives:

  • Describe ischemia and acute coronary syndrome
  • Describe the Fourth Universal Definition of myocardial infarction (2018)
  • Describe the biochemistry of cardiac troponin
  • Describe cardiac troponin assays and the standardization of cardiac troponin testing
  • Describe the determination of 99th percentile upper reference limits of cardiac troponin
  • Describe the clinical use of cardiac troponin

START LEARNING NOW