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8095 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031


High Sensitivity Near Patient Cardiac Troponin


General Information

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Background Information

A blood test is used to help detect a heart attack by measuring a protein called troponin. A company named Quidel is sponsoring a research study to see how a blood test that they make helps to diagnose heart attacks.

Offered At

Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22042

Principal Investigator

Christopher deFilippi, MD

Eligibility Information

  • Subjects must be at least 21 years of age
  • Subjects must present to the ED with signs and symptoms of MI

Ineligibility Information

  • Subject is unwilling or unable to comply with the study procedures
  • Subject is unable to provide informed consent