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Troponins

Just curious, will Troponin tests detect Angina?  Or does there have to be a MI to trigger a positive result?  
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1711789 tn?1361311607
Hi there!

Though troponin levels may be raised in an episode of angina, the levels are neither sensitive nor specific for the condition. For the diagnosis of MI, the levels need to be above a predetermined cutoff.
Hope this information is helpful.

Take care!
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My tripoton level wss 5800 when I had my heart attack 3 weeks ago.im still not sure exactly how much damage my heart has
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