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CK

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for COOK ISLANDS.
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CK

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Cook Islands. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Cook Island bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Cook Islands. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Cook Islands.
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Serum creatine kinase activity in thyroid disorders.
Blood tests revealed eosinophilia and elevated creatine kinase levels, but Trichinella IgG results by ELISA were negative; he received a diagnosis of probable trichinellosis and was prescribed albendazole and prednisone.
[Association of the muscle-specific creatine kinase (CKMM) gene polymorphism with physical performance of athletes].
Creatine kinase (CK) level fell and dropped to 403 IU/L on day 13 (normal level: 15-300) and by day 15 it was within the normal range.
Creatine kinase concentration was largely higher 72h after exercise in the control group (ES = 3.61; CI90%: 0.24 to 6.98), but there was no effect of exercise before 72h in the control group and no effect at any time point in the experimental group.
(5) Asymptomatic elevation of creatine kinase can sometimes occur with statin therapy, but its clinical relevance is not clear.
The results of laboratory examination found increased leukocyte and muscle creatine kinase [1].
Creatine Kinase (CK) is present in various tissues, such as skeletal muscle, heart muscle, spleen, thyroid and blood as iso-enzymes, and is involved in energy metabolism through catalysis of creatine into the phosphocreatine mechanism.
In veterinary medicine, creatine kinase (CK) serum activity is used mainly to evaluate the damages to the skeletal muscle, and in lesser extent, in cardiac alterations (AKTAS et al., 1995; SCHOBER et al., 1999; DINIZ et al., 2007).
Creatine is a naturally occurring metabolite that helps supply energy to all cells through creatine kinase reaction, including those involved in contraction of the heart.