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ACE / ACE-M
ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME, SERUM

Test Code ACE / ACE-M 
Test ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME, SERUM 
Methodology Spectrophotometry 
Description Useful for evaluation of patients with suspected sarcoidosis 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 2.0 mL (minimum: 0.2 mL) of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

NOTE: The use of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)-inhibiting antihypertensive drugs will cause decreased ACE values. 

Reference Values 8 - 53 U/L 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 82164