Person—troponin level (measured), total micrograms per litre NN.NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Troponin level (measured)
METeOR identifier:285253
Registration status:Health, Superseded 01/10/2008
Definition:A person's troponin measured in micrograms per litre.
Data Element Concept:Person—troponin level

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Number
Format:NN.NN
Maximum character length:4
Supplementary values:
ValueMeaning
88.88Not measured
99.99Not stated/inadequately described
Unit of measure:Microgram per litre (µg/L)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 88.88     Not measured

This code is used if test for troponin (T or I) was not done.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Measured in different assays dependent upon laboratory methodology.

When only one troponin level is recorded, this should be the peak level during the admission.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Acute coronary syndrome data working group
Steward:The National Heart Foundation of Australia and The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Laboratory standard—upper limit of normal range for troponin assay, total micrograms per litre N[NNN] Health, Superseded 01/10/2008

Has been superseded by Person—troponin level (measured), total micrograms per litre NN.NN Health, Standard 01/10/2008

Supersedes Troponin measured, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.1 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 01/10/2008

DSS specific attributes +

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

DSS specific attributes +