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CHOLS / 007211L
PSEUDOCHOLINESTERASE, TOTAL SERUM

Test Code CHOLS / 007211L 
Test PSEUDOCHOLINESTERASE, TOTAL SERUM 
Methodology Spectrophotometry-Kinetic 
Description Useful in the evaluation of preoperative patients for succinylcholine anesthetic sensitivity, generic or secondary to insecticide exposure. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down immediately after clotting (within 30 minutes) and send 0.5 mL (minimum volume: 0.2 mL) of serum refrigerated in a plastic, screw-capped vial. Label specimen as serum. 
Reference Values Male:

1 day to 5 years: Not established

6 to 17 years: 1396-3282 U/L

18 to 70 years: 1801-3537 U/L

71 years and older: 903-2964 U/L

Female:

1 day to 1 year: Not established

2 to 12 years: 1649-2940 U/L

13 to 50 years: 1247-2978 U/L

51 to 80 years: 1355-3299 U/L

81 years and older: Not established 

Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Sunday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 82480