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ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME (ACE)
Number 240
CPT Code 82164
Alias ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME
Specimen Container SST
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Contact Laboratory
Alternate Specimen 
Volume 1 mL Serum
Stability Ambient 7 Days
Stability Refrigerated 7 Days
Stability Frozen 3 Days
Patient Preparation 

Stop administration of captopril, enalapril, or lisinopril for 12 hours prior to venipuncture (reduces ACE activity).

Methodology 

Kinetic

Limitations 
Rejection Criteria 

Captopril, enalapril, or lisinopril administration; hemolyzed or icteric specimen; whole blood, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), or EDTA plasma specimen

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
TagsACE, SARCOIDOSIS

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