Aldolase, Serum
0020012
Ordering Recommendation
Do not use as a stand-alone test.  This non-specific test has been replaced by more specific markers for muscle or liver damage. It has largely been replaced by other enzyme tests such as CK, alanine aminotransferase (ALT), and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) as markers of muscle or liver damage.
Mnemonic
ALDOLASE
Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimen types other than serum. Hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
 
 
0-​30 days 6.0-​32.0 U/L
1-​5 months 3.0-​12.0 U/L
6-​35 months 3.5-​10.0 U/L
3-​6 years 2.7-​8.8 U/L
7-​17 years 3.3-​9.7 U/L
18 years and older 1.5-​8.1 U/L
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82085
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020012Aldolase1761-6
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Aliases
  • aldolase
  • Aldolase, S
  • Fructose-Biphosphate Aldolase
  • Total Aldolase