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pawsPathologyManual: Acetylcholinesterase RBC

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Acetylcholinesterase RBC

Synonyms

RBC Acetyl Cholinesterase, Carbamates, Acetylcholinesterase RBC

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

5.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

5.0 mL green top heparinized blood tube

Storage and Transport

Whole blood stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimen other than heparinized whole blood, hemolyzed whole blood

Turn Around Time

3-11 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am- 5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

82482

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,838,577

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

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

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Tuesday and Friday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

Spectrophotometric-Thiocholine Production

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

Whole blood to be washed at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester must arrive there within 72 hours of collection

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

Make sure the potential offending agent is, indeed, an AChE inhibitor.  Pseudocholinesterase activity in serum is the appropriate test for succinylcholine sensitivity to anesthesia

Interpretation

Activities less than normal are suspect for exposure to certain insecticides

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type RBC Acetyl in Test Name REF

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir