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|Methodology:||Quantitative Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay|
Collect: Random or 24-hour urine. Refrigerate during collection - 1 ml urine.
Specimen Preparation: Mix well and adjust pH to 8-9 by adding 10% Na2CO3 (Myoglobin is unstable in urine, unless the pH is 8.0-9.0) immediately after collection. Transfer aliquot from a random or 24-hour collection to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Stability (collection to initiation of testing): pH 8-9: Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 1 month