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Aldolase, Serum

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Test Description
Aldolase, Serum
Synonym(s)

Fructose-Biphosphate Aldolase

Test ID
ALS
General Information

Useful for etection of muscle disease

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Requirements

Red Top

Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions

Centrifuge within 60 minutes of collection and aliquot serum into plastic vial - send refrigerated.

Stability

  • Refrigerated (preferred): 7 days

  • Frozen: 60 days

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

  • Gross hemolysis

  • Gross lipemia

  • Gross icterus

Methodology

Photometric

Estimated TAT

1-3 days

Testing Schedule

Monday-Saturday

Retention

7 days

CPT Code(s)

82085

Additional Information
Minimum Sample Volume

0.5 mL

Reference Range
Age Range (U/L)
< 18 years < 14.5
≥ 18 years < 7.7
Performing Lab

Mayo

LOINC Code(s)

1761-6