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Lab Test Dictionary

Creatine Phosphokinase (CPK)


Synonyms

Total Creatine Kinase, CK

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB62

Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Minimun 3.0 ml blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Red top tube also acceptable


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

0.3 ml plasma (or serum)

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 ml plasma (or serum)

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge & separate


Comments

NOTE: For small infants, 0.6 ml in light green microtainer is acceptable


CPT Codes

82550


Revised

01-11-06