Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4982

Date Request Received: 02/04/2019 15:07:59

Date Request Replied To: 10/04/2019 10:47:48

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Request Summary: Use of High Sensitivity Troponin Assay for acute myocardial infraction (AMI)

Request Category: Health

Question Number 1:
Do the hospitals within your Trust use High Sensitivity Troponin Assay to diagnose patients who present with suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI)?
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
If yes, in which year was the High Sensitivity Troponin Assay introduced for this purpose?
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
What assay is it (please specify manufacturer) and what threshold is used for a positive test?
Answer To Question 3:
Troponin T Roche 14 ng/l
Question Number 4:
Is it used for rapid rule-out of AMI to avoid hospital admission?
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
Please send a copy of any guidelines or protocol used by your Trust for the diagnosis of AMI by email.
Answer To Question 5:
please see attachedChest Pain revised 2013 (1).pdf
Please see attachments:
Chest Pain revised 2013 (1).pdf
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