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Myoglobin - Blood

Referred out for testing

Source Blood
Mnemonic MYOGPL
Specimen Requirements

1 x 3.5 mL gold top SST tube.

1.0 mL serum

CLS staff: Proceed with specimen collection and transport to DSC Accession. DSC Referrals will oversee the physician approval process. 

Note to ordering physician: This test requires review and approval by CLS Medical & Scientific Staff.  Please contact CLS Referrals 403-770-3285 for further information on the approval process.

Specimen Handling

PSC & RRL:
Centrifuge and aliquot specimen. Transport to the DSC on ice in a separate bag with a copy of the requisition.

Extra-regional:
Centrifuge, aliquot and freeze immediately. Transport to the DSC on dry ice in a separate bag with a copy of the requisition.

DSC:
Place specimens in the freezer upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.

Additional Information
Testing Location Dynacare
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval