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SKU:
Z0003
  • CPT Code: 82164
  • LOINC: 2742-5
  • Specimen Type: Red or SST
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; analytic time 3 days
  • Instructions: 1.0mL serum from red or SST refrigerated in plastic vial. Min 0.5mL. Rejected for hemolysis.
  • Text: Evaluation of patients with suspected sarcoidosis. Serum ACE is significantly higher in most (approximately 80%) patients with active sarcoidosis. Note: Serum ACE is significantly reduced in patients on ACE inhibitors (eg, VASOTEC and captopril).
  • Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)