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Test ID: CK    
Creatine Kinase (CK), Serum

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

The determination of creatine kinase is utilized in the diagnosis and monitoring of myocardial infarction and myopathies such as the progressive Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Photometric, Creatine Phosphate + ADP

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Creatine Kinase (CK), S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

CK (Creatine Kinase)
CPK (Creatine Phosphokinase)
Creatine Phosphokinase