CK (Creatine Kinase)

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Serum or Plasma (lithium heparin)

"Blood tubes with EDTA, Sodium fluoride or potassium oxalate should not be used. Separate from cells ASAP to a max of 2hr from collection time.
Testing Frequency: Performed as ordered"

Transport Container
PST, Plasma Separator

Transport Temperature

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 7 days Refrigerated

NAC activated 37° IFCC Enzymes

Reference Range
"M Up to 199 Years 39 - 308 U/L
F Up to 199 Years 26 - 192 U/L"

The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.