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creatine kinase, mb isoenzyme, serum/plasma
Synonyms: CK Isoenzymes 
Computer Code: CKI
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (red, gold, or lithium heparin green top tube).
Pediatrics: 1.0 mL blood (red or lithium heparin green microtainer). 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum and freeze immediately. 
Reference Values: Normal: 0-7 NG/mL Suggestive of Myocardial Infarction: >7 NG/mL and >4% of Total CK  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 82553 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 39
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/28/2014
Time: 17:57:10 (24hr)