Other Reference Test
1-2 mL Blood
Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Serum collected in a red-top tube is also acceptable. Stop administration of captopril, enalapril, or lisinopril for 12 hours prior to venipuncture (reduces ACE activity).
Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 3 Days
Captopril, enalapril, or lisinopril administration; Hemolyzed or icteric specimen; Whole blood; CSF; EDTA plasma
0.5 mL Serum
0.2 mL Serum
Separate serum as soon as possible. Complete a LabCorp requisition and submit with specimen room temp or refrigerated. Call LabCorp courier to pick up Monday-Friday.