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Test Code ACHS Acetylcholinesterase, Erythrocytes

Reporting Name

Acetylcholinesterase, RBC

Useful For

Detecting effects of remote (months) past exposure to cholinesterase inhibitors (organophosphate insecticide poisoning)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Required

Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of draw.

 

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Additional Information: Date of draw is required.

Specimen Minimum Volume

2.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated

Reference Values

31.2-61.3 U/g of hemoglobin

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 10 a.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

82482

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ACHS Acetylcholinesterase, RBC 49230-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ACHSR Acetylcholinesterase, RBC 49230-6

Method Name

Spectrophotometric-Thiocholine Production