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Creatine Kinase (CK), Total
1 mL serum
Plasma collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) or lithium heparin (green-top) tube
If CK and CK Isoenzymes are ordered together, specimen must be submitted frozen
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)
Serum and plasma
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
Hemolysis • Anticoagulants other than heparin
Quest Diagnostics-South West
|Age||Male (U/L)||Female (U/L)|
|≤3 Days (newborn)||<1578||<1578|
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.
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
(The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.)
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