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Angiotensin I–converting enzyme (ACE).
To assist in diagnosing, evaluating treatment, and monitoring the progression of sarcoidosis, a granulomatous disease that primarily affects the lungs.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 16.667)|
|0–2 yr||5–83 units/L||83–1,383 nKat/L|
|3–7 yr||8–76 units/L||133–1,267 nKat/L|
|8–14 yr||6–89 units/L||100–1,483 nKat/L|
|Greater than 14 yr||12–68 units/L||200–1,133 nKat/L|