As a screening test for ocular sarcoidosis
Confirming marked increases in the granulocyte or monocyte pools as in granulocytic or monocytic leukemias, myeloproliferative disorders, and malignant histiocytosis
Following the course of therapy in cases of chronic granulocytic or chronic monocytic leukemias
> or =12 months: 2.6-6.0 mcg/mL. Reference values have not been established for patients who are less than12 months of age.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Increased levels may be seen in nonmalignant disorders including sarcoidosis, infections, Crohn’s disease, kidney transplant rejection, and other renal disorders.
2 - 5 days
- Muramidase, Plasma
- LYSOZYME (MURAMIDASE), PLASMA
Collect specimen in lavender top tube. Centrifuge and aliquot plasma into a plastic vial within 2 hours of collection. Freeze immediately after transferring.
Place on ice immediately. Must arrive in lab or spin, aliquot and freeze within 2 hours.
Test sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories.