PEAK CREATINE KINASE

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Derive from CLINICAL INVESTIGATION RESULT ITEM/NUMERICAL VALUE.

The unit of measure is iu/l (international units per litre).

The biochemical definition of acute infarction and acute coronary syndromes has to take account of proposed changes of biochemical criteria which have not yet gained widespread agreement or acceptance. Entry of the peak value for the two markers allows either or both to be recorded. This allows for the reality that some Trusts are using different cut off points for troponin for the definition of infarction. The rest are likely still to be using creatine kinase (CK).

CCAD item name:
Peak CK

 

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plural PEAK CREATINE KINASE