Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Hemolysed specimens are not acceptable. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Comment: Also see CPK ISOENZYME ELECTROPHORESIS, ALDOLASE & CARNITINE.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 – 15 days
Usage: CPK is an enzyme found primarily in skeletal and cardiac muscle. Drugs, infections and other diseases may cause injury or inflammation of muscle releasing CPK into the circulation.
Specialty: Cardiologist, Physician
Disease: Cardiac disorders, Musculoskeletal disorders
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required