43010:CREATINE KINASE (CK), TOTAL & CPK-MB

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43010:CREATINE KINASE (CK), TOTAL & CPK-MB
Alias Names: Cardiac Fraction
Methodology: Dry slide technology, Microparticle Enzyme Immunoassay (MEIA)
Edit Date: 10/14/2008
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 82550 / 82553
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 10 mL green top tube (heparin), or one 4.5 mL plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells 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: See also: Creatine Kinase (CK), Total (43020)
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis.