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Aldolase * 

SIM

10120 

CPT

82085 

Synonyms

None 

Specimen Type

Serum(preferred);Plasma containing citrate, oxalate, fluoride, EDTA may be used. 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube for serum. Lavender top, gray top ,or blue top tube

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

Volume:  2 ml.(adult),0.5 ml.(pediatric)
Min. volume: 0.5 ml.

Additional Information

Evaluate muscle wasting process. Not specific for muscle disease since it is present
in many tissues

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing nstructions

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 30 minutes.

Transport Requirements

Freeze

Specimen Stability

Frozen-6 months 

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis (red cells contain aldolase)

Reference Range

0-30 days: not established

31 days - 1year:5.0-11.7 units/L

> 1year ; 3.3-10.3 units/L

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Aldolase 

Methodology

Kinetic-340 nm at 37 degrees 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

002030 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2-2-2018

Supplemental

* Reference Lab Test  

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