Creatine Kinase MB (CPK-MB)
CK Isoenzyme MB
What is CPK-MB?
Elevated levels of CPK-MB occur 4 to 6 hours after the onset of pain in myocardial infarction, peak at 18 to 24 hours and persist upto 72 hours. It may also be elvated in cases of Carbon monoxide poisoning, Pulmonary embolism, Hypothyroidism, Crush injuries and Muscular dystrophy
Preparation for CPK-MB
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for CPK-MB
The sample type collected for Creatine Kinase MB is: Blood