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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeCKMB
Method

Chemiluminescent microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) Abbott i2000 analyser, Abbott reagent

External PriceContact Canterbury Health Laboratories on +64 3 364 0484 or email Labinfo.
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient Specimen4.5mL Heparin (Green), SST (Gold) or plain (Red)
Paediatric SpecimenLithium Heparin microtainer tube 600 mL
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions250 uL plasma Fridge
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen if delayed more than 8 hrs, otherwise on ice
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time90 mins - 3 hrs
Reference Interval

Biological reference range: <5.0 ug/L

Additional Information

*CKMB TESTING WILL NO LONGER BE OFFERED FROM 28/5/2021*

Following a review of requests, laboratory practice both nationally and internationally and available published guidelines, Canterbury Health Laboratories will cease CK-MB testing on 28th May 2021.  Guidelines indicate that Troponin is a more sensitive and specific biomarker in all clinical situations and is the preferred test.

PLEASE CONTACT THE LABORATORY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Delphic Number Test Number3139

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