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Test Code LAB2494 Acetylcholinesterase, Erythrocytes

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID
ACHS

Reporting Name

Acetylcholinesterase, RBC

Useful For

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

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA


Advisory Information


For testing succinylcholine sensitivity to anesthesia, order PCHE1 / Pseudocholinesterase, Total, Serum.



Shipping Instructions


Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of collection.



Necessary Information


Date of collection 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 Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated

Reference Values

31.2-61.3 U/g of hemoglobin

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Friday; 10 a.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved or is exempt 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