Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name CKMB
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Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred: Lithium heparin; Acceptable: Serum
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Hemolysis
Methodology ECLIA
Reference Range Male: <7.8 ng/mL Female <4.4 ng/mL
CPT Code(s) 82553
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs.
Performed Chemistry
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Notes If CKMB < 4.0 ng/mL or > 300 ng/mL, the index is not calculated.
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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