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Test Code ALS Aldolase, Serum

Reporting Name

Aldolase, S

Useful For

Detection of muscle disease

Method Name

Ultraviolet, Kinetic

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild reject; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

Serum gel tube

Reference Values

0-16 years: <14.5 U/L

≥17 years: <7.7 U/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Continuously

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

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a General Request Form (T239) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/general-request-form.pdf).