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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeACE
Method

Kinetic  

External Price$29.23(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Nil

Patient Specimen4.0mL Red Top (Serum only)
Paediatric SpecimenBlood 0.2 mL red top (serum only)
Sample Delivery to Labseparate promptly - within 4 hours
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions 250 uL Serum. Haemolysed samples unacceptable
Aliquot Transport to CHL2 - 4 oC
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640317 (ext. 80317)
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time1 - 7 days
Reference Interval

12-52 IU/L. Used for the monitoring of sarcoidosis.

Interpretation

Increased levels are found in at least 80% of patients with lung or multisystem sarcoidosis, although are occasionally found in other grandulomatous disorders, eg tuberculosis, leprosy and may be found in hyperthyroidism and diabetes mellitus. 

Additional Information

Plasma (EDTA inhibits ACE activity) samples are unacceptable. Haemolysed samples unacceptable. 

Freeze sample if can not be analysed within 5 days

 

Delphic Number Test Number3446

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