Creatine Kinase

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB62
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CK
Alternate Names
  • CK
  • CPK
  • Creatine Kinase
  • Creatine Kinase Total

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Plasma from a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Lithium Heparin (preferred)
or
1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
or 
1.0 mL Plasma from a Green Top Tube - Li Heparin in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

1 week Refrigerated

6 hours unspun

Collection Instructions

Avoid Hemoloysis

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Male: >1 yr: 21-224 U/L

 

Female: >1 yr: 10-175 U/L
 


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

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Kosciusko Hospital
  • Parkview LaGrange Hospital
  • Parkview Noble Hospital
  • Parkview Randallia Hospital
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
  • Parkview Southwest
  • Parkview Wabash Hospital
  • Parkview Whitley Hospital
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Chemistry
Stat Eligible

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01420277


CPT Coding

82550