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Available Tests

  • CK (Creatine Kinase)

Tube Type

CK (Creatine Kinase)

Test ID   LAB62
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   82550
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/serum separator bullet/gold top/red top
Unspun: 6 hours
Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerator: 5 days
Frozen: 1 month
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Ranges See Comments
Male      Female    Unspecified
45-250   45-145     58-165

Male Reference Range effective 6/4/2018 (UNC Internal Reference Range Validation Study 2018)

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on July 30, 2018

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514