CK total

Alphabetical Test listing

CK total-80

  
CK total
  
80
  
82550.0
  
CK
  
CPK
Creatine kinase
Creatine phosphokinase
  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
  

Gold - Spin

Dk green - Spin and separate

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

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

  

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)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC)

  

Male:    30 - 200 IU/L

Female: 29 -168 IU/L

  

Outpatient only:

> 1500 IU/L

  
82550
  
11/30/2001
  
02/12/2020
  
02/10/2020