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

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

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Spectrophotometry.

AgeConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 16.667)
Newborn–child5–83 units/L83–1,383 nKat/L
Adult12–68 units/L200–1,133 nKat/L

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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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 July 22, 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 July 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425318/all/Angiotensin_Converting_Enzyme.
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