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Creatine Kinase: CK
Present in heart, skeletal muscle, brain
Elevated levels indicate ACUTE MI
4-8 hrs after MI; Peak 20 hrs--Remain elevated 72 hrs
Lactate Dehydrogenase: LD
Appear primarily in the HEART and RED BOOD CELLS
Look for the FLIP!
rise 8-12 hrs after MI, peak 24-48 hrs, normal 10-14 days
IF LD1 EXCEED LD2 = ACUTE MI
High levels IRRITATE BLOOD VESSELS==ATHEROSCLEROSIS
also INCREASES LDL, INCREASES CLOTTING
CRP produced by LIVER
other tests needed to find location
Protein found in SKELETAL/CARDIAC MUSCLE
Stay elevated for prolonged time, DETECT MI FROM SEVERAL DAYS EARLIER
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