Aldolase (ALD)

Test Code
LAB556

Quest Code
227

CPT Codes
82085

Preferred Specimen
2 mL serum in plain red top tube

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Transport Container
Transport tube

Transport Temperature
Frozen

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis • Lipemia • Grossly icteric

Methodology
Enzymatic

Setup Schedule
8: Oo AM cut off Monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, and friday

Report Available
4 days

Reference Range
<24 Months 3.4-11.8 U/L
2-17 Years 3.4-8.6 U/L
Adult ≤8.1 U/L


Clinical Significance
Aids in the diagnosis of primary disease of skeletal muscle myocardial infarction and viral hepatitis.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics - South Region




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