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Test Code ACE CSF Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, CSF

Reporting Name

Angiotensin Convert Enzyme CSF

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Spinal Fluid

Sources: CSF

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:  Collect 1 mL of spinal fluid (CSF). Ship frozen.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF Frozen (preferred) 180 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reject Due To


Mild Reject; Gross Reject


Cold OK; Warm reject






Xanthochromic samples (yellow colour)

Reference Values

0.0-2.5 U/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FACEC Angiotensin Convert Enzyme CSF 12480-0


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FACEC Angiotensin Convert Enzyme CSF 12480-0

Method Name

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Useful For

Support diagnosis of neurosarcoidosis. May be used to evaluate treatment response.