|Description||Not routinely available. Only performed if total CK >400, EXCEPT for R & D (internal staff - see "additional info"). Please contact Duty Biochemist before requesting this test.|
|Indication||To determine cause of an elevated CK if there are diagnostic difficulties.
|Interpretation||The proportion of CK-MB is elevated in MI, myocarditis and hypothermia. CK-MB also increased in response to skeletal muscle disease or injury and extreme physical exercise.
|Tube||Serum or Heparin|
|Collection Conditions||Only performed is CK > 400 except for R&D|
|Min. Vol||0.5 mL|
|Freq.||Referred to external laboratory|
|Ref. Range (Male)|| |
|Ref. Range (Female)|| |
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| |
|Ref. Range Notes||Qualitative|
|Units|| - Not Defined -|
|IP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|IP Routine TAT||4 weeks|
|GP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|GP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
|Turnround Comment||Helen Aitkenhead:firstname.lastname@example.org|
Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 22/11/2018 10:44:08. Published By dan carless on 22/11/2017 10:44:08.