The development of a new point of care test will detect miR-122 and allow point of care diagnosis of paracetamol toxicity with the aim of improved patient stratification on presentation to hospital and, therefore, improve patient care.
The aim of the study is to establish a biobank of human serum samples from patients with paracetamol overdose to develop and test the performance of our point of care test. This is a prospective, observational cohort study of participants aged 16 years or over presenting to the ED/AMU aiming to recruit 326 participants.
TARGET CTCA is a joint venture between EMERGE and the cardiology research team aiming to recruit patients with suspected ACS across NHS Lothian and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. The study aims to recruit 2270 participants. For further information, please contact the EMERGE team.