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The distribution of cardiac troponin I in a population of healthy children: Lessons for adults

Koerbin, Gus; Potter, Julia; Abhayaratna, Walter; Telford, Richard; Hickman, Peter


Objectives: To describe the distribution of hs-cTnI in a large cohort of healthy children. Design and methods: As part of the LOOK study, blood was collected from a large cohort of healthy children on 3 separate occasions when the children were aged 8, 10 and 12. years. Samples were stored at - 80 °C after collection and assayed after 1 freeze-thaw cycle using a pre-commercial release hs-cTnI assay from Abbott Diagnostics. Results: More than 98% of the 12. year-old children had cTnI above the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinica Chimica Acta
DOI: 10.1016/j.cca.2012.12.019


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