The nurse draws blood from a patient with acute chest pain and nausea. Which of the following troponin-I levels would indicate the presence of a myocardial infarction?

0.05 ng/mL


•Troponin-I level of greater than 0.03 is indictative of a myocardial damage.

•Troponin-I is more specific for cardiac muscle injury than CK-MB and is elevated sooner.

•The remaining options are all within normal limits.

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