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Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Angiotensin I–converting enzyme (ACE).

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing, evaluating treatment, and monitoring the progression of sarcoidosis, a granulomatous disease that primarily affects the lungs.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Spectrophotometry)

AgeConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 16.667)
0–2 yr5–83 units/L83–1,383 nKat/L
3–7 yr8–76 units/L133–1,267 nKat/L
8–14 yr6–89 units/L100–1,483 nKat/L
Greater than 14 yr12–68 units/L200–1,133 nKat/L

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425318/all/Angiotensin_Converting_Enzyme.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425318/all/Angiotensin_Converting_Enzyme. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425318/all/Angiotensin_Converting_Enzyme
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425318/all/Angiotensin_Converting_Enzyme.
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