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Creatine kinase

This is an important test used to help diagnose and monitor muscle damage after trauma.

Finger-prick blood
1 tests included
2 days turnaround

£59.00

£39.00

About Creatine kinase

What is creatine kinase?

Creatine kinase is a protein found in skeletal muscle, heart muscle and the brain. It is present in the blood at low levels but can increase as a result of muscle damage. High creatine kinase in the blood may occur after muscle trauma, rhabdomyolysis (severe, rapid breakdown of muscle) or muscular dystrophy (weakening and breakdown of muscle).  

Why take the test?

This test measures the level of creatine kinase in the blood and can be used to diagnose and monitor muscle damage after trauma or in conditions such as rhabdomyolysis and muscular dystrophy.

 

What's tested

Muscle Marker

How it works

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Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.

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Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.

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Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.

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