ANGIOTENSIN-1-CONVERTING ENZYME

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 0.5 mL serum (0.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Heparin

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed serum or plasma

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
8-52 U/L

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeA1CE
CPT-4 Code (s)
82164
LOINC Codes
2742-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory