Elmi Laboratories

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme blood test

Normal Reference Range

8 – 52 U/L

Test Information

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.

Clinical Indications

Chronic cough or red watery eyes and/or joint pain, lymphadenopathy.

Sample Required

5mL serum sample tube is required for ACE blood test

Min. sample volume


Special Instructions and Precautions

Not applicable

Time Limits For Retrospective Testing

2 days

Any factors affecting the test

Not applicable

Turnaround Time

4 hrs

Referral centre (if applicable)

Not applicable

Test Code


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