Test Details

Mnemonic

ALD

Ordering Code

1004000

CPT-4 Code(s)

82085

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Citrate, EDTA , heparin, oxalate & fluoride
Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed serum or plasma

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Enzymatic
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Reference Range

1.2 - 7.6 U/L
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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