CKMB Panel CMB
|Synonym||CK with reflex to MB|
|Components||CK, CKMB, MB Relative Index|
One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube. Also acceptable: heparinized plasma.
1 mL serum at 2-8ºC. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Ambient: 12 hours; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: 1 month
|Schedule||Daily-24 hours per day|
If CK is greater than or equal to 56 U/L, CKMB and MB Relative Index will be added.
Results of CKMB component may be falsely decreased in patients taking over-the-counter biotin supplements.
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