CK total-80

Test info

  
CK total
  
80
  
82550.0
  
CK
  
CPK
Creatine kinase
Creatine phosphokinase

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

  

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
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
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 2 days

  
  • 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
  

N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Male:    30 - 200 IU/L

Female: 29 -168 IU/L

  

Outpatient only:

> 1500 IU/L

Billing

  
82550

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
02/12/2020
  
02/10/2020