Angiotensin Converting Enzyme blood test
Normal Reference Range
8 – 52 U/L
The presence of non-caseating granulomas caused by sarcoidosis, an idiopathic disease that often affects the lungs but can also affect the eyes, skin, nerves, liver, and heart among other body organs, frequently coexists with elevated levels of ACE. ACE levels will be high in 50 to 80 percent of patients with active sarcoidosis.
Chronic cough or red watery eyes and/or joint pain, lymphadenopathy.
5mL serum sample tube is required for ACE blood test
Min. sample volume
Special Instructions and Precautions
Time Limits For Retrospective Testing
Any factors affecting the test
Referral centre (if applicable)