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Creatine Kinase (CK), Total
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Information

Creatine Kinase (CK), Total – Test for myocardial infarction and skeletal muscle damage. Elevated results may be due to: Myocarditis, Mycardial Infarction (heart attack), Muscular Dystrophy, Muscle Trauma or excessive exercise.

Methodology
Spectrophotometry
Specimen Required

SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Ambient – 7 Day, Refrigerated – 7 Days, Frozen – 2 Months

CPT Code(s)
82550