Which lab studies should be performed within the first 24 hours of suspected unstable angina?

Updated: Oct 01, 2020
  • Author: Walter Tan, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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The following laboratory studies are recommended within the first 24 hours in the evaluation of a patient with unstable angina:

  • Serial cardiac biomarker assays

  • Hemoglobin level

  • Serum chemistry panel

  • Lipid panel


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