Alternate Names : Creatine Kinase, Creatine Phosphokinase, CK
What do the test results mean?
Normal levels of CPK in the blood range from about 35 to 190 units per liter.
Abnormally high levels of CPK may indicate the following.
convulsions or seizures
delirium tremens, or severe withdrawal from alcohol
dermatomyositis, a disease in which the immune system attacks the muscles and the skin
polymyositis, a disease in which the immune system attacks the muscles
severe muscle breakdown from prolonged or strenuous exercise