Days Set Up
Monday, Thursday
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
ACE (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme) (LAB179)
Soft Order Code
ACE

Test Updated:

Synonyms

ACE
Angiotensin-1-Converting Enzyme
SACE
ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Spectrophotometric

Test Usage

To support a diagnosis of active sarcoidosis. Prognostic indicator, and for titration of steroid therapy in sarcoidosis. (DeRemee and Rohrbach, Annals of Internal Medicine 92:361-335, 1980).

Reference Range

16 - 65 IU/L

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into plastic vial and refrigerate; do not freeze. Test should not be ordered following administration of radioisotopes. Avoid hemolysis during collection.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
82164
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
2742-5

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.