Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, CSF

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • Soft Test Code:
  • MSOT
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 34692X
Alternate Names
  • ACE, CSF
  • Angiotensin - 1 Converting Enzyme, CSF
Clinical Significance

This test is useful in diagnosing patients with sarcoidosis involving the central nervous system and meninges.


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL CSF in a sterile leak-proof container

Alternate Specimen

TransportAndStorage

4 days Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
60 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

If multiple Fluid or CSF test are being requested please specify order of importance

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

< or = 15 U/L


Methodology:
  • Kinetic

Clinical Significance

This test is useful in diagnosing patients with sarcoidosis involving the central nervous system and meninges.


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Miscellaneous
Turn Around Time

1 to 3 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

00913333


CPT Coding

82164