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  • 1. 
    What is the equation for sensitivity?
    • A. 

      Predictive value of a positive test or predictive value of a negative test

    • B. 

      CK-MB peak at 24 hours/Troponin peaks at 3 day

    • C. 

      True positives/(True positives + False negatives) x100True positives /(Total number of diseased patients)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    How many hours do troponin begin to rise?
    • A. 

      1 HOUR

    • B. 

      2 HOURS

    • C. 

      4 HOURS

    • D. 

      8 HOURS

  • 3. 
    How long do the cTNI concentrations stay elevated? 
    • A. 

      24 HOURS

    • B. 

      1 DAY

    • C. 

      3 DAYS

    • D. 

      9 DAYS

  • 4. 
    Troponin is normally detected in the bloodstream?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What are the two different polypeptide chains for CK?
    • A. 

      M,B

    • B. 

      C,B

    • C. 

      T,B

    • D. 

      P,D

  • 6. 
    CK-MB in normal individual is less than what percent of total CK?
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

      >3%

  • 7. 
    CK-MB can not be used in neonates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Myolglobin rises how soon after onset of AMI?
    • A. 

      8 hours

    • B. 

      6 hours

    • C. 

      4 hours

    • D. 

      2 hours

  • 9. 
    Which marker is the first to rise after AMI?
    • A. 

      Troponin

    • B. 

      Myoglobin

    • C. 

      CK

    • D. 

      CK-MB

  • 10. 
    When does CK-MB peak?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      36 hours

    • C. 

      2 hours

    • D. 

      4 hours

  • 11. 
    When does troponin peak?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      1 day

    • C. 

      2 days

    • D. 

      3 days

  • 12. 
    When troponin is elevated, CK-MB help distinguish what?
    • A. 

      When the AMI took place

    • B. 

      How much cardiac damage there is

    • C. 

      Whether there is renal damage

  • 13. 
    How long do CK-MB stay elevated for?
    • A. 

      24-48 hours

    • B. 

      7 days

    • C. 

      48-72 hours

    • D. 

      1 week

  • 14. 
    Which biomarker can detect minor myocardial damage and microinfarction?
    • A. 

      Myoglobin

    • B. 

      CK-MB

    • C. 

      Troponin

  • 15. 
    What is the most sensitive and specific marker available today for AMI?
    • A. 

      CKMB

    • B. 

      Myoglobin

    • C. 

      CK

    • D. 

      Troponin

  • 16. 
    What is a marker for heart failure?
    • A. 

      Myoglobin

    • B. 

      Troponin

    • C. 

      BNP

    • D. 

      CKMB

  • 17. 
    BNP greater than >400 could mean CHF.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A rise in BNP is correlated with a decrease in what function?
    • A. 

      Right ventricular ejection fraction

    • B. 

      Lower ventricular ejection fraction

    • C. 

      Upper ventricular ejection fraction

    • D. 

      Left ventricular ejection fraction

  • 19. 
    The likelihood that a test will give a negative result when the disease is absent is termed specificity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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