Myoglobin - urine
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Random urine specimen collected without preservative.
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Differentiation of myoglobinuria from haemoglobinuria in patients with coloured urine giving a positive reaction to haem.
Increased levels are found in any condition causing significant muscle cell damage.
The test is not useful in the assessment of patients with myocardial ischaemia.
David WS. Neurol Clin 2000; 18(1): 215-243.