Test Details

Mnemonic

MYO

Ordering Code

1000270

CPT-4 Code(s)

83874

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a sterile, screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Green sodium or lithium heparin, lavender EDTA
Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.2 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis
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Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 3 months
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Methodology

Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Male: 28 - 72 ng/mL
Female: 25 - 58 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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