Ordering Recommendation

Not a standalone test. Troponin I (0090613) and Troponin T (cTnT) 5th Generation (3001831) 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.
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 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval

Male: 28-72 ng/mL
Female: 25-58 ng/mL

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83874

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020224 Myoglobin Serum 2639-3
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Aliases
  • Serum myoglobin
Myoglobin, Serum