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Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code ADSE
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method UV, Kinetic
Collection Instructions Avoid hemolysis
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 2 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Hemolyzed samples
Processing notes Freeze serum at -20C. Order Quest # 66985P
Units IU/L
Normal range Pediatric males & females:
< 24 months 3.4-11.8 U/L
2-17 years 3.4-8.6 U/L

≥ 18 year olds ≤ 8.1 U/L
Turn around times Test run Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround time 3-4 days.
Additional information CK is the preferred test for the presence of muscle damage, aldolase being present in a wide variety of other organs, such as RBCs and liver.
CPT coding 82085-90
LOINC code 1761-6
Last Updated 6/21/2016 08:13:52
Entry Number 222
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