Test directory: Myoglobin

Ordering Code4585
Test NameMyoglobin
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerLithium Heparin PST (Green)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in SST (Gold), Serum in Plain (Red),
Plasma in Lithium Heparin (Dark Green - PP no gel)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge to separate, aliquot and transport refrigerated
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 12 Months
Freeze only once.
Rejection CriteriaInsufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits
Avail. StatYES
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reference range(s)

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