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SERUM ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME

Code: BC00056

Also known as:

Department: BIOCHEMISTRY

Sample Type: SERUM

Method: FAPGG

1,200.00

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Description

ACE is an enzyme that converts angiotensin I to angiotensin II, which helps to regulate the blood pressure in the body. This test is used to identify and monitor a condition called sarcoidosis. It may be ordered to help differentiate granulomatous conditions like tuberculosis and fungal infections from sarcoidosis. It may also be used to rule out Gaucher's disease, a genetic disease where fat accumulates inside cells.

Test Instructions

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

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