When to go for this test?
When the medical experts realize the need of diagnosing myocardial infarction or elevated cardiac troponins as a diagnostic marker of damage in your heart, then they may suggest you to go for this test. Sometimes, if you feel chest pain, dizziness, trouble in breathing etc then you can be suggested to go for this test.
A certain amount of blood will be fetched from your body, on which the test will be performed.
No specific preparations are required for this test.
The existence of a small level of troponin signifies the presence of a silly heart damage in your body. However, if a high level of troponin is found, then it signifies that you probably had a heart attack.