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Creatine Kinase Isoenzyme, MB

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  • CODE:1555
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  • DATE:December 14,2020

Principle

CK-MB is an enzyme that represents a significant fraction of the creatine kinase present in myocardial tissue. CK-MB is also present in a variety of other tissues, although at much lower levels. The appearance of CK-MB in serum, in the absence of major muscle trauma, may be indicative of cardiac damage and thus, myocardial infarction (MI).

Preanalytical

1 mL Serum Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)

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