Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)

Test investigation

Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

U/L

Comments precautions

Monitoring sarcoidosis

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Within 4 hours/8 hours

Reference intervals

Adults (18 years and over) 20 – 70 U/L Children (0.5 – 17 years) 29 – 112 U/L (NB: ACE activity levels in new-borns are very low)

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH