Under normal circumstances, the Mayo Clinic states that troponin levels are very low and undetectable in the blood, usually less than 0.01 nanograms per milliliter. Because the normal value range varies among laboratories, MedlinePlus advises patients to speak with their doctors to interpret the meaning of their troponin results.
According to MedlinePlus, troponins are proteins released into the blood when the heart muscle has been damaged. A doctor usually orders a troponin test to determine if a heart attack has occurred. Other reasons for elevated troponin levels include abnormally fast heart rate, a blood clot in the lung, high blood pressure in the lungs, chest trauma and a weakened heart muscle.Learn More
The normal range of HbA1c is between 4 and 5.6 percent, explains WebMD. Levels between 5.7 and 6.4 percent indicate an elevated risk for diabetes, and levels above 6.5 percent indicate the presence of diabetes. The goal of diabetes management is the maintenance of HbA1c levels below 7 percent.Full Answer >
The normal absolute neutrophil count, or ANC, for a child is 1500 or greater, according to Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Low ANC is called neutropenia. ANC counts between 500-1500 are in the moderate range, while children with ANC counts lower than 500 may need to be isolated for their protection.Full Answer >
You can find your target heart rate as determined by your age on a chart provided by the American Heart Association. The target heart rate chart is available on the American Heart Association website.Full Answer >
There are many so-called male hormones, most of which are considered androgens, such as testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, androstenedione, 11-ketotestosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone and DHEA. There are also a few other male hormones that don't belong to the androgen group, including follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone.Full Answer >