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Cholinesterase *

SIM

29029 

CPT

82480 

Synonyms

PCHE,   Pseudocholinesterase 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator or red top tube

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

Volume: 1 ml serum
Min: 0.5 ml

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Separate from cells immediately (within 30 minutes) after clotting and place in transport tube.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

•  Whole Blood specimens – ( a 20-25% increase can occur over a 24 hour period if serum if left on the clot)
•  Hemolysis

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

CriticalValue

 

Test Includes

Cholinesterase 

Methodology

Spectrophotometry (Ellman) - kinetic 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

007211 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/9/2018

Supplemental

*Denotes Reference  Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 09, 2018

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