Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST OR 2 mL (0.5 mL min) plasma from 1 Green Top (Sodium Heparin) / Lavender Top (EDTA) tube. Hemolysed specimens are not acceptable. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 5 dyas
Stability (Frozen): 6 months
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 7 – 15 days
Usage: Aldolase is useful in the diagnosis and monitoring of many skeletal muscle disorders . Highest levels of Aldolase are found in Progressive (Duchenne) Muscular Dystrophy. Lesser elevations are found in Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis and Limb-girdle dystrophy.
Specialty: Rheumatologist, Physician
Disease: Musculoskeletal disorders
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required