Creatine Kinase (CK), Total

Supply #T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 374

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Clinical Significance: Test for myocardial infarction and skeletal muscle damage. Elevated results may be due to: myocarditis, myocardial infarction (heart attack), muscular dystrophy, muscle trauma or excessive exercise.

Alternative Name(s): CK, CPK

Collection Guide: 

Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Preferred Specimen: Serum

Preferred Volume: 2mL

Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 72 hours

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: If CK and CK Isoenzymes ordered together, specimen must be submitted frozen.

Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis

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