CK Isoenzymes CKISO

Method(s) Quantitative Enzymatic/Electrophoresis
Synonym Creatine Kinase Isoenzymes
Specimen Required
Collect

One 6 mL gold (SST) or plain red top tube.

Transport

1 mL serum, frozen. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Remarks CK-MB and CK-BB are quite labile. Samples should be frozen if the assay cannot be performed within 24 hours. Repeated freeze/thaw cycles destroy CK activity.
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles).

Unacceptable Conditions Ambient specimens. Unacceptable sample preservatives: heparin, EDTA, citrate, fluoride or iodoacetate.
Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5010780
CPTCode 82552; 82550
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

See Laboratory Report

No Appointment Necessary
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