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ID:62 Creatine Kinase isoenzymes
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DescriptionNot 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.
IndicationTo determine cause of an elevated CK if there are diagnostic difficulties.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationThe 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.

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeSerum or Heparin
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Collection ConditionsOnly performed is CK > 400 except for R&D
Min. Vol0.5 mL
Freq.Referred to external laboratory

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesQualitative
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TAT4 weeks
GP Acute TATRefer to Website
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentHelen Aitkenhead:helen.aitkenhead@gosh.nhs.uk

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 22/11/2018 10:44:08. Published By dan carless on 22/11/2017 10:44:08.