Pseudocholinesterase, Total
Label Mnemonic: CHE
Epic Lab Code: LAB591
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Specimen Instructions:
Patient Prep: Specimen must be drawn prior to surgery or more than two days following surgery. Do not draw in recovery room.
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 0.5 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Whole blood on clot and hemolyzed samples.
Delivery Instructions:
Submit specimen to laboratory as soon as possible after collection.
Testing Schedule:
Testing performed Monday-Friday.
Turn Around Time:
1-4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
2,900-7,100 U/L
Methodology:
Quantitative Enzymatic
CPT Code:
82480
 
See also:
Cholinesterase, RBC/Hb Ratio, Whole Blood