MYOGLOBIN, SERUM

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: heparin (sodium or lithium), EDTA
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis

Methodology
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range
Male:   28-72 ng/mL  
Female:   25-58 ng/mL  

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time2-3 days
Test CodeMYO
CPT-4 Code (s)
83874
LOINC Codes
2639-3

Warde
Medical
Laboratory