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Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, CSF (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
Angiotensin Conv.Enzyme, CSF Quantitative Spectrophotometry
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Specimen Requirements

CSF

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

CSF tube

N/A 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 4 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - 6 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • If delay in transport is greater than 4 hours, freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Xanthochromic specimens

CPT Code

  • 82164