Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: Cholinesterase / Pseudocholinesterase assay is useful for monitoring exposure to Organophosphorus insecticides. It also monitors patients with liver disease particularly those undergoing liver transplantation. However normal values are seen in Chronic hepatitis, mild Cirrhosis & Obstructive jaundice.
Specialty: Gastroenterologist, Physician
Disease: Disorders of Liver, Insecticide poisoning
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required