Creatine Kinase Isoenzyme Panel

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB64
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CKISO
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 4451
Alternate Names
  • CK Isoenzymes
  • CKISO
Included Tests

Creatine Kinase Isoenzeymes (CK-BB; CK-MB; CK-MM); Creatine Kinase (CK), Total


Clinical Significance

Test is 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.


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

2.0 mL Serum from a SST Gold Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Alternate Specimen

2.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
or 
2.0 mL Serum from a Navy Blue Top Tube - No Additive in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

Unacceptable Ambient
48 hours Refrigerated
14 days Frozen (Preferred)

Collection Instructions

Avoid Hemoloysis 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

CK: 10-200 U/L
CK-BB: None detected %
CK-MB: < 5%
CK-MM: 95-100


Methodology:
  • Electrophoresis Enzymatic

Clinical Significance

Test is 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.


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

2 Days


Coding & Compliance

CPT Coding

82550, 82552