Test directory: Myoglobin

Ordering Code4585
Test NameMyoglobin
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerLithium Heparin PST (Green)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender), Serum in SST (Gold),
Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge to separate, aliquot and transport refrigerated
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Send aliquots frozen if transport time is >7 days
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 3 Months
Rejection CriteriaInsufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits,
Ambient specimen >2 hours
Avail. StatYES
Analytic Time1 Hour
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
MyoglobinALL< 80< 80ng/mL