Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME (ACE), CSF

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1499         Geisinger Epic ID: 17756

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
CSF
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL CSF; minimum 0.2 mL. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Frozen (preferred).
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 4 days. Refrigerated: 1 week. Frozen: 2 months.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82164
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Angiotensin converting enzyme, CSF.
Methodology:
Kinetic
Synonyms:
A1 Converting Enzyme
CACE, ACE, ACE CSF
Quest test code 34692
Clinical significance:
Useful in diagnosing patients with Sarcoidosis involving the central nervous system and meninges.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup: Tuesday-Saturday. Report available: 1-3 days.    
Performed STAT? No
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