Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name CK (CPK)
Components
Synonyms CPK, CREATINE KINASE
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container PREFERRED: Green/yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, ACCEPTABLE: Plain Red.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Hemolyzed Sample
Methodology Enzymatic, Photometric.
Reference Range Male: 39-308 u/L Female: 26-192 u/L
CPT Code(s) 82550
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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