Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Creatine Phosphokinase

Synonyms
CK

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.2ml blood in Gel, Mint Green OR Red top w/ gold ring

Availability
Routine or Urgent

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hr Routine: 2-4 hrs

Processing Instructions
If testing is not performed immediately, store at 2-8 C. Stability is 5 days at 2-8 C.

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Age / Gender Dependent
0 - 3 yrs: 60-305 U/L
3 - 6 yrs: 75-230
6 - 9 yrs: 60-365
9-11 yrs: 60-220
11-13yrs: 55-315
13-15yrs Male: 60-335
13-15yrs Female: 50-240
> 15 yrs Male: 55-370
> 15 yrs Female: 45-230


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