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Aldolase

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.
LOINC code 1761-6
Last Updated 10/2/2010 11:51:36 AM
Entry Number 222

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

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