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Myoglobin, Serum
0020224
Ordering Recommendation

Not a stand-alone test. Cardiac troponins [troponin I (0090613) or troponin T (0098803)] are the recommended tests for diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndrome.

Mnemonic
MYOG-S
Methodology
Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin), or lavender (EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months  
Reference Interval
Male: 28-72 ng/mL
Female: 25-58 ng/mL
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
83874
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020224Myoglobin Serum2639-3
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Aliases
  • Serum myoglobin