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Test Code Aldolase Aldolase

Clinical System Name


Sample Requirements

Specimen:Whole blood

Container(s): Gold  SST Microtainer, Red, Dark Green/Sodium Heparin  

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL


Note: . Reject due to hemolysis.


Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: Y within 2 h of collection

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator, FrigA rack.

Off-site collection: Spin blood and transfer 0.5 mL serum to a plastic aliquot tube; Send refrigerated.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
gel separator or red top with serum/plasma RT 2 h
separated serum/plasma RT 48 h
separated serum/plasma 2-8 C 1 w
separated serum/plasma -25 C 2 w
separated serum/plasma -70 C 6 m



STAT Performed TAT
N T, F 1-5 days



Department: Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: 206-987-2617


Reference Range


Age U/L
<24 month 3 - 12
2- 17 years 1 - 7
Adult (18 - 64 years) 2 - 5



Method: Enzyme Rate Reaction by Vitros 4600

Analytical Volume: 0.25 mL serum  

Limitations: Samples should be free of hemolysis and turbidity.

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