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Creatine Kinase

Also known as: CK, CPK, Creatine phosphokinase

Specimen requirements

Adult sample type: Serum (gold/yellow top SST)

Paediatric sample type: Plasma (orange top paediatric tube)

Collection requirements: No special requirements

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Spectrophotometry

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

  • John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Churchill Hospital
  • Horton General Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

All ages: 29 - 168 IU/L

Male

All ages: 30 - 200 IU/L

Last reviewed:27 January 2023