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Lab Test Dictionary

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) (683)

Methodology

Spectrophotometry (SP)


Synonyms

ACE

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB00916

Lab Test Days

Tuesday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1-2 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

EDTA is not acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 5 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 60 Days

Rejection Criteria

EDTA plasma

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge refrigerated within 1 hour of collection. Separate serum from clot. EDTA is not acceptable.


CPT Codes

82164


Revised

11-29-16

Initials

SL