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Test Code ACEM Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID
ACE
EPIC Test ID
LAB179

 

Reporting Name

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, S

Useful For

Evaluation of patients with suspected sarcoidosis

Method Name

Spectrophotometry (SP)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Additional Information: The use of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)-inhibiting antihypertensive drugs will cause decreased ACE values.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild reject; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild reject; Gross reject

Other

NA

Reference Values

≥18 years: 8-53 U/L

The reference interval for pediatric patients may be up to 50% higher than that of adults.                                         

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Continuously

CPT Code Information

82164

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ACE Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, S 2742-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ACE Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, S 2742-5

Analytic Time

1 day (not reported on Sunday)

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

General Request Form (T239) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/general-request-form.pdf)

Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/cardiovascular-request-form.pdf)