Myoglobin Test

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Formal name: Serum myoglobin, Urine myoglobin
Related tests: CK

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To determine whether muscle has been injured

When to Get Tested?

If you have muscle pain or weakness after muscle damage, particularly if your urine becomes dark reddish-brown in colour

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in the arm or a random urine sample

Test Preparation Needed?