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Myoglobin, Urine

Mnemonic:    [U MYOGLOB]
Name:    Myoglobin, Urine
Specimen:    1 mL aliquot from a 24 hour or random urine collection.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 3 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0020223
  Method:    Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
Processing Info:    Adjust pH to 8 - 9 immediately after collection, as myoglobin is unstable in urine unless the pH is 8 - 9

Collection instructions for a 24 hour urine sample