Ischaemic heart disease

Beware of troponin false positive results: especially in COVID-19 cases

Regulators have reminded clinicians to be wary of false positive results with troponin testing, and the American College of Cardiology says this is a particular risk for patients with COVID-19. In its latest Medical Devices Safety Update the TGA says caution is needed with high sensitivity troponin tests, for which there is a greater chance ...

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