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Test ID: Z0109

Aldolase, S

  • CPT Code: 82085
  • LOINC: 1761-6
  • Specimen Type: Red nongel
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; analytic time 1 day
  • Instructions: 1.0mL serum from red tube, refrigerated in plastic vial. Min 0.5mL. Gross hemolysis rejected. SST or gel tubes unacceptable.
  • Text: Useful in detection of muscle disease. The highest levels of aldolase are found in progressive (Duchenne) muscular dystrophy. Lesser elevations are found in dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and limb-girdle dystrophy.In dystrophic conditions causing hyperaldolasemia, the increas in aldolase becomes less dramatic as muscle mass decreases.
  • Methodology: Ultraviolet kinetic

 

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