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Test Code ALS Aldolase, Serum

Reporting Name

Aldolase, S

Useful For

Detection of muscle disease

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

0-16 years: <14.5 U/L

≥17 years: <7.7 U/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Continuously

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

82085

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ALS Aldolase, S 1761-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ALS Aldolase, S 1761-6

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Method Name

Ultraviolet, Kinetic

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a General Request (T239) with the specimen.