Creatine Kinase–MB Fraction (Mass) (CK-MBmass)

How to Cite This Chapter: Don-Wauchope A, Chetty VT, Ivica J, Kavsak P, Khan WI, Lafreniere M, Nouri K, Solnica B. Creatine Kinase–MB Fraction (mass) (CK-MBmass). McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine. Kraków: Medycyna Praktyczna. Accessed May 24, 2024.
Last Updated: May 9, 2022
Last Reviewed: May 9, 2022
Chapter Information

For a brief introduction and guide to abbreviations, see Laboratory Tests: General Remarks.

Analyte [material]

Creatine kinase–MB fraction (mass) (CK-MBmass) [S/P]

Reference range, target level, or decision threshold

Sex-specific URLs are recommended!!!; CW:

Men: <5 microg/L

Women: <4 microg/L

Interpretation of results

MI, ventricular tachycardias, myocarditis, acute heart failure, cardiotoxic drugs, myocardial injury (coronary angioplasty, ablation, resuscitation, cardioversion), PE, CKD, hypothyroidism, muscle injury

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