Aldolase
Label Mnemonic: ALSE
Epic Lab Code: LAB2548
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Specimen Instructions:
Allow to clot completely at room temperature.
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1.0 mL serum from red top
Absolute Adult Minimum: 0.5 mL serum from red top
Pediatric Minimum: TWO microtubes or 0.2 mL serum (not whole blood
Rejection Criteria:
Serum is only acceptable sample type. Hemolyzed specimen is not acceptable.
Turn Around Time:
24 hours upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
0-30 days: 6.0 - 32.0 U/L 1-5 months: 3.0-12.0 U/L 6-35 months: 3.5-10.0 U/L 3-6 years: 2.7-8.8 U/L 7-17 years: 3.3 - 9.7 U/L 18 years and older: 1.5 - 8.1 U/L
Comments:
Patients will be screened, looking for an elevated CK value within the last 24 hrs. If this CK value was normal, this test will be sent to a commercial lab; if this CK value is elevated this test will be canceled.
Methodology:
Enzymatic
CPT Code:
82085