Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE), CSF (ACECSF)

Test Code
LAB180

Quest Code
34692

CPT Codes
82164<br /> <strong>This test is not available for New York patient testing.</strong>

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

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Container
Sterile plastic leak-proof container

Transport Temperature
Frozen

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

Methodology
Kinetic

FDA Status
This test is not available for New York patient testing.

Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

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

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-Chantilly VA
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly , VA 20151-2228




The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.