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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE)
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Yellow / Serum
Volume required
5ml
Reference Ranges
8-52 iu/L
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Used for diagnosis, monitoring and follow-up of patients with sarcoidosis.  Only 50% of patients with early disease have a raised level. This frequency increases with more extensive, active disease.
Turn around time
5 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017