Background: This study determines the analytical characteristics of the i-STAT cardiac troponin I assay (cTnI; i-STAT, Princeton, NJ), a 10-min POC assay, designed to be performed at the bedside. Methods: Three different hospitals participated in a patient specimen and analytical validation study (n=186) for the i-STAT cTnI assay carried out in real time. A total of 186 whole blood specimens (lithium...
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