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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)

Method Name

Spectrophotometric-Thiocholine Production

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA


Shipping Instructions


Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of draw.



Necessary Information


Date of draw is required.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

2.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild reject; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

 

Reference Values

31.2-61.3 U/g of hemoglobin

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 10 a.m.

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

NY State Approved

Yes

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.