- Patient Preparation
- Random or 24-hour urine. Refrigerate during collection.
- Specimen Preparation
- Thoroughly mix entire collection, then, perform one of the two processing options below:
Option 1: Immediately after collection, adjust pH to 8-9 by adding 10 percent Na2CO3. Transfer 1 mL aliquot urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Option 2: Immediately after collection, transfer a maximum of 4 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube prefilled with Sodium Carbonate (ARUP)supply #48096). (Min: 0.5 mL) Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- pH 8-9: Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 1 month
See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- Urine myoglobin