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ACE - Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Refered Test

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Eurofins Biomnis code

ECAPL

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
  • CSF supernatant
  • FROZEN

Further information

  • Centrifuge the CSF and freeze the supernatant

Methodology

Radioimmunoassay

Turnaround time

1 week


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

Caption

Refered TestThe pre-analytical conditions and prices are defined on the basis of the requirements of the performing laboratory.

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