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Test Code 1628 Aldolase, Plasma

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Enzymatic

Literature Reference:

Package insert: Aldolase reagent. Roche Corporation, 6/2015.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive, be processed, and separated from cells within 2 hours of draw.

 

Hospital Patient:

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Mint-green top (lithium heparin)

Specimen Volume: Full tube

 

Collection Instructions: Hemolyzed specimen is not acceptable.

 

Non Hospital Patient:

Call Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory Customer Service at 314-362-1470 for STAT pick-up.

 

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Mint-green top (lithium heparin)

Specimen Volume: Full tube

 

Collection Instructions: Test performed in BJH Core lab.  Processed by automated line and aliquot stored refrigerated for batch analysis.  Completed specimens are stored refrigerated for 5 days.Hemolyzed specimen is not acceptable.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Cut-off time: 1000
Turnaround Time:
STAT: not available
Routine: results available the day of testing

Reference Values

0.1 - 8 Units/L

Literature Reference:

Tietz, Burtis CA, Ashwood ER, Bruns DE eds: Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics 5th ed: Chapter 22, p. 565, Elsevier, St. Louis, MO 2012.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82085

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Alternate Tube:

1 dark green-top (lithium heparin) tube

1 red-top tube
1 lavender-top (EDTA) tube


Analyte Stability:

See Analyte Stability Chart in Special Instructions.

Laboratory Processing Instructions:
Hemolyzed specimen is unacceptable.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient <2 hours/Refrigerate <2 hours OK

Special Instructions

LOINC Code Information

Name LOINC Code
Aldolase 1761-6