Creatine Kinase (CK/CPK) Isoenzymes
Collect SST/2.0 mL serum, after 30 minutes of clotting promptly centrifuge and send refrigerated.
Electrophoresis • Enzymatic
Room temp: Unacceptable, Refrigerated: 48 hours, Frozen: 14 days
Includes: CK-BB, CK-MB, CK-MM and Creatine Kinase (CK), Total
This test measures creatine kinase (CK), an enzyme found primarily in striated muscle and heart tissue, and may be useful in assessing muscle damage.