Jan 30, 2018




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CK, Total

CK, Total (CPK) Chemistry Lab Test

Name: CK, Total

Test Name: CK, Total

Health Link Test Code: CPK

LIS Test Code: CK

CPT Code(s): 82550

Methodology: N-acetyl-L cysteine

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Green cap with yellow ring (PST)

Also Acceptable: Green top, Red cap with yellow ring (SST), Red top

Collection Volume: 1 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.4 mL

Stability Ambient:

2 days

Stability Refridgerated:

7 days

Sample Analyzed: Plasma or serum

Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.2 mL

Specimen Processing:

Centrifuge. If a complete barrier has not formed, transfer cell-free plasma/serum to plastic vial. Refrigerate.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to the laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.


 Age 1 year and up:  
 Males:  30-200 U/L
 Females:  29-168 U/L


Interpretation Type: Reference Interval