Measuring high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T blood concentration in population surveys.

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Lazzarino, Antonio Ivan; Mindell, Jennifer S.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5283724, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171242
  • Subject: Research Article | Anatomy | Research Design | Cardiovascular Medicine | Specimen Storage | Myocardial Infarction | Surveys | Geographical locations | Cytoskeletal Proteins | People and places | Proteins | Survey Research | Europe | England | Biology and Life Sciences | United Kingdom | Research and Analysis Methods | Physiology | Medicine | Body Fluids | Cardiovascular Diseases | Blood | Cardiology | Q | Hematology | R | Troponin | Health Surveys | Biochemistry | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Storage and Handling

INTRODUCTION: The blood test for high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (HS-CTnT) has been proposed as a marker of cardiovascular risk in the general population, as it is associated with subsequent incidence of cardiovascular events and mortality. We aimed at evaluating th... View more
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