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Sample Type: SERUM
This test checks for the enzymes acetylcholinesterase and pseudocholinesterase in the blood. These enzymes help the nervous system work properly. The test is ordered mainly to check for organophophate exposure, a substance found in pesticides. It may also be used to diagnose a form of liver disease and before receiving anaesthesia with succinyl choline.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking