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374: Creatine Kinase (CK), Total Print View
Creatine Kinase Total S  view ref range  U/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)  

Test for myocardial infarction and skeletal muscle damage. Elevated results may be due to: myocarditis, myocardial infarction (heart attack), muscular dystrophy, muscle trauma or excessive exercise.

If CK and CK Isoenzymes are ordered together, specimen must be
submitted frozen
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82550

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature

Reject Criteria: Hemolysis, Anticoagulants other than heparin






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