Myoglobin is a protein found in muscle tissue. It's used to store oxygen in the muscles. A myoglobin test measures the level of myoglobin in your blood.
The myoglobin test is used to diagnose a variety of diseases, including:
-Cyanotic heart disease
-Ischemic heart disease
If you have symptoms of muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness and your doctor suspects you may have a muscle disorder, they may order a myoglobin test. Myoglobin is a protein that's released when muscle tissue is injured.
The normal range of myoglobin tests is between 10 and 30 ng/mL.
If you are concerned about your myoglobin test results, there are a few things you can do to lower the levels of this protein in your blood.
Yes, it is safe to take a myoglobin test.
Before having a myoglobin test, it is important to let your doctor know if you have any allergies or if you are taking any medications. You should also avoid eating or drinking for at least 30 minutes before the test.
Fasting is not required for a myoglobin test. You can eat and drink as usual before the test.
Yes, home sample collection is available for Myoglobin Test. One can opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.
|Myoglobin Test Normal Range||Sample||Male||Female|
|Serum/ Plasma||17.4 - 105.7 ng/ mL||14.3 - 65.8 ng/ mL|
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