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661: Myoglobin, Urine Print View
Myoglobin, Urine NEPH  < 28  mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Myoglobin Transport Tube 4 (4) mL   Frozen - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

The breakdown of skeletal muscle (rhabdomyolysis) releases myoglobin. Very high concentrations of myoglobin may increase the risk of acute renal failure.

Add exactly 4 mL random urine to a Myoglobin transport tube
within one hour of collection. Freeze and ship frozen.
(Transport tube, product # 177447, is available through Client
Supply)


Exactly 4 mL of urine in the Myoglobin transport tube is required
to achieve the required pH of >8.0. More than 4 mL of urine will
lower the pH outside acceptable range.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83874

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Received in a non-Myoglobin transport tube; Specimen received past stability; pH <8.0; more than 4 mL urine in Myoglobin transport tube; received room temperature; timed urine. Myoglobin in urine is very unstable unless the pH is between 8.0 and 9.0






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