Creatine Kinase Specific for MB

Last Modified: 10/22/2021 8:14:23 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: Patient should discontinue taking Biotin, Vitamin B7, or Vitamin H 48 hours before getting blood drawn.
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Plasma from a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Lithium Heparin (preferred)
1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions: Avoid Hemoloysis
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 5 hours Ambient
12 hours Refrigerated
3 months Frozen
Reference Range: < 5.0 ng/mL or < 2.2% index
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Patients taking vitamin supplements containing doses of >5 mg/day may have falsely decreased test results generated.

Methodology: FEI
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: CKMB
EPIC Test Code: LAB63
Alternate Test Names: CKMB
Included Tests: Creatine Kinase (CK)
CPT Coding: 82553

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