Angiotensin Converting Enzyme

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB179
  • Soft Test Code:
  • AN1CE
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 5632
Alternate Names
  • ACE
  • Angiotensin - 1 Converting Enzyme

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
or
1.0 mL Plasma from a Green Top Tube - Li Heparin in a Plastic Vial 
or
1.0 mL Plasma from a Green Top Tube - Na Heparin in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

7 days Ambient
7 week Refrigerated (Preferred)
60 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

Separate Serum from Clot and refrigerate within one hour of collection

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Pediatric (6 months to 17 years): 13 - 100 U/L
Adult: 9 - 67 U/L


Methodology:
  • Kinetic

Production Schedule

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

2 to 5 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

01428712


CPT Coding

82164