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Aldolase, Serum

Additional Codes

Primary ID Epic Code Mayo Test ID
ALDOLN LAB556 ALS

Reporting Name

Aldolase, S

Useful For

Detection of muscle disease

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  60 days

Reference Values

<18 years: <14.5 U/L

≥18 years: <7.7 U/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Continuously

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

82085

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ALS Aldolase, S 1761-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ALS Aldolase, S 1761-6

Analytic Time

1 day (not reported on Sunday)

Specimen Retention Time

7 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

NY State Approved

Yes

Method Name

Photometric

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a General Request (T239) with the specimen.