CREATINASE KINASE-MB (CKMB) / CPK-MB

CREATINASE KINASE-MB (CKMB) / CPK-MB

LABORATORY SECTION:

  • Clinical Chemistry

METHODOLOGY:

  • Immunoinhibition method

PURPOSE:

  • To distinguish between skeletal and heart muscle damage
  • It may help to detect and monitor heart attack

PATIENT PREPARATION:

  • No patient preparation needed

TYPE OF SPECIMEN:

  • 2-3 mL of serum (red top)

REJECTION OF SPECIMEN:

  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Improperly labeled specimen
  • QNS (quantity not sufficient)

 

RUNNING DAY:

  • Everyday

 

SPECIMEN STABILITY:

  • ROOM TEMPERATURE (20-24°C)

 

  • REFRIGERATED TEMPERATURE (2-8°C)

 

  • 5 days

 

  • 7 days

RELEASING OF RESULTS:

  • 1 hour after blood extraction
  • 30 minutes if STAT