ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME

Mnemonic

ACE

Synonym

ACE

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 4.0 mL gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

EDTA or heparin plasma

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

3-5 days

Method

Enzymatic

Referral Lab

ARUP (80001)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82164

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:59 AM