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ALDOL / 002030L
ALDOLASE, SERUM

Test Code ALDOL / 002030L 
Test ALDOLASE, SERUM 
Methodology Kinetic - 340 nm at 37C 
Description Evaluate muscle wasting process. High levels are found in progressive Duchenne muscular dystrophy (MD). Elevations occur in carriers of MD, in limb-girdle dystrophy and other dystrophies, in dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and trichinosis, but not in neurogenic atrophies (eg, multiple sclerosis or in myasthenia gravis). 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 0.5 mL (minimum volume: 0.2 mL) serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial. 
Reference Values 1.2-7.6 units/L 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Sunday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 82085