https://www.mda.org/quest/article/simply-stated-the-creatine-kinase-test

Jan 31, 2000 ... To measure CK levels, a blood sample is taken and separated into fractions that contain cells and a fraction that doesn't — the serum.

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=167&ContentID=creatine_kinase_blood

CK is a type of protein. The muscle cells in your body need CK to function. Levels of CK can rise after a heart attack, skeletal muscle injury, strenuous exercise, ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4871697/

Apr 4, 2016 ... The primary rheumatologic causes of elevated CK levels are the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs), a group of diseases characterized ...

https://labtestsonline.org/tests/creatine-kinase-ck

Jul 24, 2016 ... A CK blood test may be used to detect inflammation of muscles (myositis) ... muscle tissue, is associated with significantly elevated levels of CK.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4871266/

Standard reference ranges for serum CK levels used by most laboratories are too low and lead to ...

https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2074023-overview

Feb 28, 2014 ... Serum creatine kinase levels (CK) can vary among healthy subjects, even when correcting for muscle mass. Age, gender, race, and physical ...

https://www.ucsfbenioffchildrens.org/tests/003503.html

Sep 14, 2012 ... Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) is an enzyme found mainly in the heart, brain, and ... The pattern and timing of a rise or fall in CPK levels can be ...

https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/105345/cardiology/approach-asymptomatic-creatine-kinase-elevation

Standard reference ranges for serum CK levels used by most laboratories are too low and lead to overdiagnosis of abnormal values. Serum CK levels are ...

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/neuroscience/creatine-kinase

CK-MB is detectable in the blood within 3 to 5 hours after a myocardial infarction; levels peak at about 10 to 20 hours and normalize within about 3 days.

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003503.htm

Jan 28, 2019 ... Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) is an enzyme in the body. It is found mainly in the heart, brain, and skeletal muscle. This article discusses the ...