Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 3 months
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: This assay is useful for assessing muscle damage from any cause. Elevated myoglobin levels are seen in cases of acute muscle injury, resuscitation, myopathies, shock & strenuous body activity. Extreme elevation occurs in Rhabdomyolysis.
Disease: Disorders of Muscle
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required