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Test Code:
090-31-2720-02

Order Name:
ACE (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme), CSF **

 
Useful For:
Support diagnosis of neurosarcoidosis. May be used to evaluate treatment response.
 
Methodology:
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
 
AliasesName:
FACEC
ACE, CSF
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-31-2720-02

Order Name:
ACE (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme), CSF **

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
CSF/ Sterile container
 
Specimen Testing Type:
CSF, minimum volume 0.5 - 1 mL
 
Sub Mission Container:
Sterile container
 
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolysis: Mild reject; Gross reject
Lipemia: N/A
Icterus: N/A
Thawing: Cold OK; Warm reject
Other: Xanthochromic samples (yellow colour), CSF containing gadolinium-based contrast agents  reject
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC 7 days
CSF Frozen (preferred) 180 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-31-2720-02

Order Name:
ACE (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme), CSF **

 
Method detail:
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
 
Schedule:
N/A **Sent out to MAYO, USA
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to report within 14 days
 
Performing Location:
MAYO Laboratory
Referral Lab Services, Laboratory Department 14160-2
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-31-2720-02

Order Name:
ACE (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme), CSF **

 
 
Reference Value:
0.0-2.5 U/L
 
Interpretation:
Note: Gadolinium contrast agents have been reported to inhibit ACE activity. Therefore, CSF containing gadolinium-based contrast agents should not be submitted to the laboratory for evaluation.
 
Clinical Reference:
www.mayocliniclabs.com (Retrieved: 30 Jan 2019)