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Creatine Kinase Electrophoresis

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

CK Electrophoresis
CPK Electrophoresis

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Dark green/Sodium Heparin

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Refrigerate sample in the CPA refrigerator. It is not necessary to run a total CPK at Children's Lab; it will be done at the UW.

 

Off-site collection:  Spin sample and aliquot serum into a plastic aliquot tube. Transport refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily, performed Th 3 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

HMC Special Chemistry

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

Reference Range

No established reference ranges.
 

Methodology

Method: Electrophoresis

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82552

 

 

Special Instructions

Links to:

Consent Forms

Algorithms

Requisition

Req

Clinical Utility

Clinical Utility

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Creatine Kinase Isoenzymes by Electrophoresis
Reference Test Number: CKELP
Instructions: Send out M - F with the UW courier.

 

Critical Values

Critical values