Creatine Kinase CPK Test or CK Test,
Creatine Kinase or CPK Test measures the enzyme Creatine Kinase (CK) levels in the blood.
Elevated CK levels may indicate myocarditis (Injury to your heart), heart attack, muscular dystrophy and other types of muscle damage and muscle disease.
Any condition that originates muscle damage can cause an increase in CK, for example: excessive exercise or inflammation of muscles.
Preparation: Fasting is not necessary for this test.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: