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MYOGLOBIN, SERUM
Number 482
CPT Code 83874
Alias MYOGLOBIN
Specimen Container SST
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Male: 28-72 ng/mL; Female: 25-58 ng/mL
Alternate Specimen Red Top
Volume 1 mL Serum
Stability Ambient 14 Days
Stability Refrigerated 14 Days
Stability Frozen 14 Days
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA)

Limitations 

Lacks specificity in diagnosis of acute MI, since increased myoglobin levels occure after intramuscular injections. Increased serum myoglobin has been reported after high voltage electrical accident. As an index of myocardial infarct, myoglobin returns rapidly to baseline levels.

Rejection Criteria 

Gross hemolysis

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
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