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Urine Myoglobin Screen

Test Name:Urine Myoglobin Screen
Epic Order Code:LAB412
CPT Code:83874  
Specimen(s) Type:Urine, 5.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Sterile container
Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week  
Turn Around Time:STAT: 1 hour
 Routine: 4 hours
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately at room temperature. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab immediately, store and transport specimen at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 4 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Negative  
Additional Information:A complete routine urinalysis is recommended at the time of collection. False negatives include urines with elevated specific gravities, high protein levels, urines containing levels of ascorbic acid (10 mg/dL or greater), or due to the presence of formalin as a urine preservative.