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Table 2 Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care test for cardiac troponin T (POCT-cTnT) and high sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) to find acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and the combination of AMI or unstable angina (UA)

From: Consequences of high-sensitivity troponin T testing applied in a primary care population with chest pain compared with a commercially available point-of-care troponin T analysis: an observational prospective study

  Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV
  n % n % n % n %
AMI
 POCT-cTnT 2/3 67 110/112 98 2/4 50 110/111 99
 hs-cTnT 3/3 100 84/112 75 3/31 10 84/84 100
AMI/UA
 POCT-cTnT 2/6 33 107/109 98 2/4 50 107/111 96
 hs-cTnT 5/6 83 83/109 76 5/31 16 83/84 99
  1. Decision limit: POCT-cTnT >30 ng/L, hs-cTnT >15 ng/L.