Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1754         Geisinger Epic ID: 31995

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.2 mL.
Special notes:
See Specimen Processing Instructions.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge refrigerated within 1 hour of collection. Avoid hemolysis. Transfer serum specimens to clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 2 months.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Gross hemolysis.

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, serum.
Methodology:
Kinetic
Synonyms:
ACE
Quest test code 683

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday Morning, Afternoon, Night    
Performed stat? No
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