Person—creatine kinase isoenzyme level (measured), total units per litre N[NNN]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Creatine kinase level (U/L)|
|Synonymous names:||CK measured (U/L)|
|Definition:||A person's measured creatine kinase (CK) isoenzyme level in units per litre.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—creatine kinase isoenzyme level|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||4|
|Unit of measure:||Units per litre (U/L)|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 8888 if test for CK was not done for this hospital presentation.
Where possible, several CK measures should be recorded and their associated date and time. At a minimum, an initial, peak and late value should be recorded.
When only one CK level is recorded, this should be the peak level.
Elevation of CK isoenzyme is an indication of damage to muscle.
There are three different CK isoenzyme sub-forms:
- CK-MM (skeletal muscle)
- CK-MB (cardiac muscle)
- CK-BB (brain tissue)
|Related metadata references:|
See also Laboratory standard—upper limit of normal range for creatine kinase isoenzyme, total units per litre N[NNN]
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