CK Total - CPK - Creatine Phosphokinase - Adenosine Triphosphate - Creatine N-Phosphotransferase
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum or Plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red or 3.0 mL mint green (lithium heparin, PST) top tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP. Protect specimen from light to maximize stability.
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS and PROTECTED FROM LIGHT: Ambient (20-25°C): 4 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 12 hours; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 month
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
MALE: 0-170 U/L
FEMALE: 0-142 U/L
Age adjusted ranges.
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