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ACE - Angiotensin Converting Enzyme - serum

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Eurofins Biomnis code

ECA

Synonyms

  • Angioconvertase
  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme

Clinic significance

Peptidyl-dipeptidase A is a catalytic glycoprotein which cleaves angiotensin I to generate the active form of the hormone, angiotensin II. This test is of diagnostic and prognostic use in sarcoidosis and other lung pathologies such as silicosis and asbestosis (diffuse fibrous pneumoconiosis caused by inhaling asbestos fibers).

Prenalytics

  • 1 mL
  • Non haemolysed serum
  • Refrigerated

Further information

  • Do not use plasma (particularly EDTA)

Methodology

Chemistry - Spectrophotometry

Turnaround time

2 days


Pathologist(s) in charge
Biomnis Paris
Specialty
Biochemistry
Contact(s)
Dr Yanis BOUAMRA
Dr Jean Marc VANDERNOTTE
Phone(s)
+331 49 59 17 20
+331 49 59 63 01

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