Kenya Medical Laboratory Tests
CKMB Test in Kenya
Brief Descriptionit is a blood test that measures the amount of isoenzyme of creatine kinase in the blood.
Patient PreparationThe pattern of serial CK-MB determinations is more informative that a single determination.
Sample volume1ml with a minimum volume of 0.7ml
Sample collection ContainerGel-barrier tube"," red-top tube
Sample collection instructionsif red top is used"," transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube
Sample storageStore sample at room temperature
Reference rangemale:0.0-10.4ng/ml"," female: 0.0-5.3ng/ml
Results Turnaround1-2 days after receipt of samples
Diseases / Diagnostic Indicatorsit is used to confirm and monitor therapy after acute myocardial infarction