Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 20, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2272

Myoglobin

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
  • One SST
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • For patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83874
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 25-72 ng/ml
Male Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 150 year(s) : 28-72 ng/ml

Female Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 150 year(s) : 25-58 ng/ml


Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with this test and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that for patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (> 5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Components:
  • 2272 - MYOGLOBIN
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