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Angiotensin-1-Converting Enzyme

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
A1CE MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Blood-Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 1.25 mL)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Spectrophotometry
Special Instructions:
Days Performed: Mon-Sat The use of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) - inhibiting antihypertensive drugs will cause decreased ACE values.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
  • Reference range:
  • > or = 18 years: 16-85 U/L
  • 0Y-17Y: ACE activity may be 20-50% higher in healthy children compared to healthy adults (16-85 U/L)
  • CPT Code:
    82164
    Synonyms:
    -