CK-creatine kinase

Material: Blood
Study price: PLN 9.00
Waiting time for the result: result no later than the next working day

  • We perform the test without prior reservation. Check the working hours of the collection center

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Preparation for the study


  • The test should not be performed after strenuous exercise.
  • The test material is blood.
  • The patient does not need to be fasting.About 30 minutes before the test, it is advisable to drink a glass of water or bitter(unsweetened) tea.


An enzyme that exists in several forms (isoenzymes ) in cardiac muscle and skeletal muscle.
CK enters the blood in increased amounts during damage to muscle cells, e.g.: in myocardial infarction, with intense training.
Elevated levels are also observed under the influence of certain drugs, after epileptic seizures with generalized convulsions, after extensive surgery, childbirth, trauma with massive damage to muscle mass.
Importance of the test: a diagnostic test to help diagnose myocardial infarction, once elevated CK values are found, CK-MB (cardiac fraction) is determined to determine the origin of the enzyme (cardiac or muscle).
One of the tests performed as a screening test in newborns.
Abnormal values: when muscle tissue is damaged, during intense training, crushing, crushing, infection, some muscle diseases, myocardial infarction.

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