Serum ACE

Serum ACE

Serum ACE activity is found to be increased or decreased in a number of pathological conditions, however it’s main application is in the diagnosis and monitoring of sarcoidosis. ACE is a major enzyme of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system.

Three samples at an appropriate physiological range are distributed every 2 months. The base material is sterile human serum supplied by the Blood Transfusion service. The base material is tested for Serum ACE, high concentrations are distributed as endogenous samples. Certain pools may be spiked to provide challenging samples at key clinical decision levels.

Frequency: Bimonthly

Samples per set: 3 x 0.5mL samples

Seum ACE Programme
AnalyteApprox. Range Covered
Serum ACE 20 - 110IU/L

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