Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

1979

CK + CKMB

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
Submit:
  • 1.5 mL (Min:1 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1.5 mL (Min:1 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Protect from Light
  • For patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: 4 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 8 Hour(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Colorimetric
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82550
  • 82553
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with at least one test in this panel and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that for patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (> 5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Components:
  • 1015 - CREATINE KINASE
  • 1244 - CKMB-MASS
  • 1264 - CKMB INTERP
  • 1249 - RELATIVE INDEX
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