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Test Code MYOGLB U Urine Myoglobin, Quant

Clinical System Name

Urine Myoglobin, Quant

Synonyms

Myoglobin, Urine
Urine Myoglobin, Quant

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Leak-Proof Container

Preferred Vol: 10 mL

Minimum Vol:

 

Note: Fresh random urine.Urine Myoglobin is very unstable. All specimens must be frozen immediately.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Immediately freeze 10 mL urine in a plastic Falcon tube affixed with a large Cerner label in the CPA freezer Sendouts rack. All orders from the ED should be interpreted as STAT. If sample is STAT or from the ED, cab sample on dry ice.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room temp  N
  Refrigerated  N
  Frozen  Y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y Daily 3 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center

Department

Department:  

Harborview Medical Center

Room GWH47; 325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
 

Phone Number: (206) 744-3451

 

Reference Range

 

0 - 52 mcg/L

Values >15,000 mcg/L are at risk of acute renal failure. Results between 1000 - 15,000 mcg/L are associated with vigorous exercise, myocardial infarction, muscle injury and other conditions.

Methodology

Method: Chemiluminescent Assay

Analytical Volume: 5 mL urine

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83874

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Myoglobin, Urine
Reference Test Number: UMYO
Instructions: Send out Mon - Fri with the UW/HMC courier.