ALDOLASE

Code
900.0200
Name
ALDOLASE
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
ALDOL
CPT Codes
82085
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
29002
ATLAS Test Code

ALDOL

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

1.0-8.0 IU/L

Methodology

Enzymatic

Clinical Significance

One of the principal diagnostic aids for muscle disease and assists in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction and liver disease. Serum aldolase determinations have been of greatest clinical interest in primary diseases of skeletal muscle, the highest levels occurring in progressive Duchenne-type muscular dystrophy.

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