Test directory: CK-Total, Reflex to Troponin T

Ordering Code6731
Test NameCK-Total, Reflex to Troponin T
AliasCreatine Kinase, Rflx to Troponin T
CPK, Reflex to Troponin T
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerLithium Heparin PST (Green)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge & aliquot specimen immediately.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
If transport to testing lab will be >24 hours, send frozen.
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 24 Hours
Frozen: 4 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaHemolyzed, Insufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits, Wrong specimen type, Samples stabilized with azide, oxalate/fluoride plasma samples
Avail. StatYES
Analytic Time1 Hour
MethodologySee individual analytes

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
CK, TotalALL39-30826-192IU/L