Analyte [material]

Myoglobin [S/P/U]

Reference range, target level, or decision threshold

<70-110 microg/L depending on the method (<17 microg/g of creatinine)CW !

Interpretation of results

↑ Skeletal muscle injury – trauma, IM injections, strenuous exercise, seizures, myositis (eg, polymyositis), muscular dystrophies, myotonias, drugs (statins, fibrates, neuroleptics), illicit drugs (heroin, amphetamines), alcohol intoxication, carbon monoxide poisoning, hypothermia, hypometabolic crisis in hypothyroidism, myocardial infarction, myocarditis, pulmonary embolism

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