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Myoglobin

Myoglobin is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
MB.

Common Use:
A general assessment of damage to skeletal or cardiac muscle from trauma or inflammation.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a red- or red/gray-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Electrochemiluminescent immunoassay)

Conventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 0.0571)
Male28–72 ng/mL1.6–4.1 nmol/L
Female25–58 ng/mL1.4–3.3 nmol/L
Values are higher in males.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Myoglobin." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425091/all/Myoglobin.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Myoglobin. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425091/all/Myoglobin. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Myoglobin. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425091/all/Myoglobin
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Myoglobin [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425091/all/Myoglobin.
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