43060:CARDIAC STUDY PROTOCOL

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43060:CARDIAC STUDY PROTOCOL
Alias Names: CK Serial Panel
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay / Enzymatic Rate
Edit Date: 10/14/2008
Performed: Daily
CPT Code: 82550 / 82553 / 84484
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL green top tube (sodium or lithium heparin) or one 4.5 mL plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Centrifuge serum or plasma separator tube within 2 hours of collection and transport in original tube. Specimen drawn in green top tube (heparin) must be centrifuged and separated into a plastic vial within 2 hours. Refrigerate. Freeze if specimen cannot be assayed within 24 hours.
Standard Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 150 µL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated, or frozen on dry ice.
Comments: Study includes initial Troponin I, CK, CKMB and % MB.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis.