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Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

CK (Creatine Kinase)

Test ID   LAB62
EPIC Order
  CK
CPT Code(s)   82550
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube / Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
  micro: 200 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability

Unspun:

Spun/Separated:

Unspun: 6 hours
Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerator: 5 days
Frozen: 1 month
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Ranges
CK (U/L)
Female 34-145 U/L
Male 46-171 U/L
Reference Range effective 7/13/2021
Comments

Reviewed by Karen Hrischuk on December 13, 2019

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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