Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE), CSF : 34692

Test Code
CACE or 34692

Alias/See Also
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, CSF

CPT Codes
82164

Instructions
CSF.

Transport Container
Transfer 1 mL CSF into a sterile standard transport tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 4 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 60 days

Methodology
Kinetic

Setup Schedule
Tuesday - Saturday

Report Available
1-3 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
less than or equal to 15 U/L

Clinical Significance
ACE CSF is useful in diagnosing patients with sarcoidosis involving the central nervous system and meninges.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics



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