CREATINE KINASE ISO ENZYMES

Mnemonic

CKISO

Synonym

CK ISOENZYMES; CK ISO

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum separator tube

Handling

Transfer 1 mL serum to an Transport Tube.CK-MB and CK-BB are quite labile; specimens should be frozen.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Specimens preserved in citrate, EDTA, fluoride, heparin, or iodoacetate. Room temperature specimens.

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Testing Information

Performed

Sun-Sat

Method

Quantitative Enzymatic/Electrophoresis

Referral Lab

ARUP 20414

Reference Values

Reference Values

Provided with Report

CPT Codes

82552 Creatine kinase isoenzymes; 82550 Creatine kinase, total

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:05 AM