CKMB - Overview: Creatine Kinase (CK) MB Isoenzyme, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CKMB    
Creatine Kinase (CK) MB Isoenzyme, Serum

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

Serial quantitation of serum creatine kinase MB (CKMB) levels, often performed at admission and 8-hours, 16-hours, and 24-hours after admission, has traditionally been used as an aid in the diagnosis of myocardial injury


May be useful if the initial troponin determination is abnormal or if a hospitalized patient has a suspected reinfarction

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

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

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


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

Creatine Kinase(CK) MB Isoenzyme, S

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

CK Isoenzymes
CK-MB Fraction
CPK Isoenzymes
Creatine Kinase Isoenzymes