Test directory: CK MB

Ordering Code4583
Test NameCK MB
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerLithium Heparin PST (Green)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender), Serum in Plain (Red), Serum in SST (Gold)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge to separate, aliquot and transport frozen.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 8 Hours
Frozen: 3 Months
Rejection CriteriaInsufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits
Avail. StatYES
Analytic Time1 Hour
MethodologyECLIA - Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
CK MBALL<=3.8<=3.8ng/mL