Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

ANGIOTENSIN-1-CONVERTING ENZYME

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
ACE      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 82164.02         Geisinger Epic ID: 31995

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3.5 mL gold-top (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:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 2 months.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
ACE, Serum, Adult Range 9-67 U/L
ACE, Serum, Pediatric Range (6 months-17 years) 13-100 U/L
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

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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