Support diagnosis of neurosarcoidosis. May be used to evaluate treatment response.
Mon, Wed, Fri
Between 1 and 5 days
Separate from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 1 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
CSF containing gadolinium-based contrast agents. Hemolyzed or xanthochromic specimens.
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
Gadolinium contrast agents have been reported to inhibit ACE activity. Therefore, CSF containing gadolinium-based contrast agents should not be submitted to the laboratory for evaluation.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0098974||Angiotensin Convert Enzyme CSF||12480-0|