CK-MB without index-12931

Test info

  
CK-MB without index
  
12931
  
LAB12931
  
MB
  
CKMB
  

This test is available to outreach clients only and is not for use by Allina Health facilities

Specimen

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently inverting 8 - 10, times to prevent clotting

  
  1. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  2. If the specimen will not reach the Central Laboratory within 72 hours of collection, transfer plasma to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as Li hep plasma and freeze
  

Lt green plasma separator tube (PST) tube

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  
Serum
  
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  3. If the specimen will not reach the Central Laboratory within 72 hours of collection, transfer serum to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as serum and freeze
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube or

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

 

  

Refrigerated - 72 hours

Frozen

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
Available STAT
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

≤7.0 ng/mL

Billing

  
82553

Tracking

  
11/05/2018
  
11/05/2018
  
02/10/2020