Creatine Kinase, Serum, Cerebrospinal Fluid

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CK; C/CK
POE DESCRIPTION: CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE; TOTAL CK; CPK; CK
CPT CODE: 82550
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour; CSF: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube or CSF collection tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum), cerebrospinal fluid
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum), 0.2 mL CSF
REFERENCE RANGE: Serum: 10-205 units/L; CSF: none established, must be interpreted with clinical findings
TEST SYNONYM(S):CK; CPK