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Alias Names: CK, MB / CK-MB / CKMB
Methodology: Dual Monoclonal Immunoassay
Edit Date: 2/27/2008
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 82553
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL green top tube (heparin) or one 4.5 mL light green plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Centrifuge SST or PST within 2 hours of collection and transport in original tube. Centrifuge green top tube within 2 hours, separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Refrigerate. Freeze if specimen cannot be assayed within 48 hours.
Standard Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 150 uL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated, or frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis; refrigerated specimen received in laboratory more than 48 hours after collection.

CKMB 0.1-8.0 ng/mL
CKMB(%) 0-2.5%

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