Creatine Kinase

Last Modified: 2/2/2022 10:26:34 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
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: 1 week Refrigerated

6 hours unspun
Reference Range: Male: >1 yr: 21-224 U/L

Female: >1 yr: 10-175 U/L
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: This assay utilizes biotin technology. Patients taking vitamin supplements containing high doses of biotin (>5 mg/day) may have falsely decreased test results generated.

Methodology: Enzymatic
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Stat Eligible: Yes
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Dekalb, Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Huntington, Parkview LaGrange, Parkview Noble, Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Wabash, Parkview Warsaw , Parkview Whitley
PHL Test Code: CK
EPIC Test Code: LAB62
Alternate Test Names: CK; CPK; Creatine Kinase; Creatine Kinase Total
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82550

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