Difference between revisions of "Creatinine kinase"

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Creatinine kinase is an enzyme produced by muscle cells and to a lesser extent, the brain, photoreceptor cells of the retina, hair cells of the inner ear, spermatozoa and smooth muscle,
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Creatinine kinase (not to be confused with [[creatinine]]) is an enzyme produced by muscle cells and to a lesser extent, the brain, photoreceptor cells of the retina, hair cells of the inner ear, spermatozoa and smooth muscle,
  
 
Normal levels in dogs is 14 - 120 units/L.
 
Normal levels in dogs is 14 - 120 units/L.
  
 
Elevated levels of CK in dogs can be seen in a number of conditions such as:
 
Elevated levels of CK in dogs can be seen in a number of conditions such as:
*[[Chronic renal disease]]
 
 
*[[Cardiomyopathy]]
 
*[[Cardiomyopathy]]
 
*[[Canine parvovirus]]
 
*[[Canine parvovirus]]
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*''[[Rangelia spp]]'' infections
 
*''[[Rangelia spp]]'' infections
  
In dogs with [[uroabdomen]], diagnostic peritoneal lavage and abdominocentesis usually shows a [[creatinine]] level > 2:1 with serum creatinine<ref>Connally HE (2003) Cytology and fluid analysis of the acute abdomen. ''Clin Tech Small Anim Pract'' '''18(1)''':39-44</ref>.
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 06:17, 12 March 2013

Creatinine kinase (not to be confused with creatinine) is an enzyme produced by muscle cells and to a lesser extent, the brain, photoreceptor cells of the retina, hair cells of the inner ear, spermatozoa and smooth muscle,

Normal levels in dogs is 14 - 120 units/L.

Elevated levels of CK in dogs can be seen in a number of conditions such as:


References