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CREATINE KINASE, MB FRACTION (CKMB) --DISCONTINUED AT SFGH

Item Value
Approval req'd? yes, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory Medicine Resident
Available Stat? No
Performed by? Reference Laboratory
Sendout? yes
In House Availability In-house testing for CK-MB has been discontinued at SFGH. Results from this test provide redundant information to cardiac troponin, which is more sensitive and specific for detection of myocardial injury. With approval from the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory Medicine Resident on-call (206-5527, pager (415) 443-2311), CK-MB testing is available through a reference laboratory.
Last Updated 4/30/2011 9:08:23 AM
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