Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE), CSF [34692X]

Test Code
34692

CPT Codes
82164

Preferred Specimen
1 mL CSF collected in a sterile leak-proof container

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Frozen

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 60 days

Methodology
Kinetic

Setup Schedule
Set up: Daily; Report available: Next day

Reference Range
< or = 15 U/L

Clinical Significance
Useful in diagnosing patients with Sarcoidosis involving the central nervous system and meninges.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153




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