ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME, CSF

Mnemonic

ACECS

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

CSF

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

CSF containing gadolinium-based contrast agents. Hemolyzed or xanthochromic specimens.

Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

2-6 days

Method

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (98974)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82164

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